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Over 30,000 customers remain without power following ice storm in Lake, McHenry counties

Firefighters have responded to hundreds of weather-related emergency calls and over 30,000 ComEd customers remain without power following a wintry mix storm in Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued an ice storm warning that was in effect Wednesday morning and expired Thursday morning. The warning covered McHenry, Boone and Winnebago counties. […]

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ComEd working to restore power to 15,000 customers in Lake, McHenry counties amid wintry mix storm

A wintry mix and high winds have caused power lines and trees to fall down, leading to over 15,000 customers in Lake and McHenry counties being without power. The National Weather Service¬†(NWS) issued an ice storm warning that went into effect at 6 a.m. Wednesday and is set to expire at 6 a.m. Thursday. The […]

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ComEd warns Chicago area residents about potential rolling blackouts during extreme cold

ComEd is asking residents to voluntarily conserve electricity and warned that rolling power outages are possible in the Chicago area as the bitter cold continues. “As our communities continue to experience bitter cold, safety remains our top priority,” Commonwealth Edison said in a statement on social media Saturday afternoon. ComEd said that PJM Interconnection, the […]

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Power outages, trees down reported in Lake and McHenry counties following severe thunderstorm

ComEd is working to restore over 100 power outages following a Tuesday afternoon thunderstorm that brought trees and power lines down in Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) said a broken line of strong to severe thunderstorms developed Tuesday and moved into northern Illinois. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued early Tuesday […]