Derecho Storm Leaves Nearly 400K Chicago Residents Without Power

Winds over 80 mph, hundreds of thousands out of power and a waterspout turned into a tornado on Chicago’s North Side.

Severe Weather Midwest
A downed tree limb blocks a roadway in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Tom Berman / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Severe Weather Midwest
A downed tree limb blocks a roadway in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Tom Berman / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Derecho Storm Leaves Nearly 400K Chicago Residents Without Power

Winds over 80 mph, hundreds of thousands out of power and a waterspout turned into a tornado on Chicago’s North Side.

Nearly 400,000 Chicago area customers were without power Tuesday morning in the aftermath of a powerful thunderstorm complex that swept the Midwest Monday.

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