High Winds Tear Off Roof in Schaumburg

High winds have damaged the roof of a commercial building at 550 West Wise Road in Schaumburg [MAP/SAT]. A severe storm passed through the Schaumburg area between 5:55 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Weather radar at time of storm Wednesday, May 16, 2007.

The roof was peeled back from north to south and a roof air unit was moved by the wind. Roof debris hit cars in parking lots nearby, especially along the east side of the building, which houses a construction company and other businesses.

— mb