Quick Storm with Heavy Rain Through Northwest Suburbs

A quick line of thunderstorm passed through Arlington Heights about 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Some damage reported with no Severe Thunderstorm Warning from National Weather Service.

A short period of heavy rain, severe cloud-to-ground lightning and high winds.

Aftermath report from quick thunderstorm …


Large tree branch down at Euclid Avenue and Derbyshire.

Construction barrels blown around near Dundee and Arlington Heights Road, Buffalo Grove.

Pauline and Raphael to Pauline and Florence, Buffalo Grove, manhole cover blown out by water.

Crash at Lake Cook and Route 53 — on Route 53, north of Menards. One-car crash handled by Long Grove Fire Protection District.

Lightning strike 3100 block of Old McHenry, Long Grove, possible fire from lightning strike. Long Grove Fire Protection District, Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded.


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