Power Outages Reported in Monday Night 7.13.2015 Thunderstorm


Severe thunderstorms passed through the northwest suburbs, but diminished significantly from the conditions that existed in Boone County and McHenry County.

No Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Arlington Heights Monday night, while the northern Illinois was under an activated Tornado Watch.

About 375 ComEd customers lost power in Rolling Meadows just west of New Wilke Road and just south of Kirchoff Road. The cause is due to a downed tree and equipment problems. Estimated restoration time is 10:58 p.m. to 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, but this may be updated by ComEd later.

Quail Lane and Oriole Lane
Customers Affected: 161
Crew Status: Scheduling Crew
Probable Cause: Down Tree(s)
Estimated Restoration: Jul 14, 4:00 AM

Kingfisher Lane and Oriole Lane
Customers Affected: 94
Crew Status: Additional Crews Required
Probable Cause: Equipment Problem
Estimated Restoration: Jul 14, 4:00 AM

About 113 ComEd customers lost power in Wheeling just north of Dundee Road near the intersection with Schoenbeck Road. Estimated restoration time is 4:45 a.m. but this may be updated by ComEd later.

About 97 ComEd customers are without power near Arlington Heights Road and Thomas Street north of Thomas Street at about 10:20 p.m.

Belmont Avenue and Maude Avenue
Customers Affected: 97
Crew Status: Crew Working
Probable Cause: Damaged Power Line(s)
Estimated Restoration: Jul 14, 3:30 AM

As of 10:30 p.m. Arlington Heights Fire Department did not respond to any power-related problems or downed power lines.

At 10:33 p.m. Mount Prospect Fire Department responded to a report of a power line arcing and starting a tree on fire at Rand Road just west of Euclid Avenue. Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics

The trailing edge of the storms have passed the area and have diminished to minimal rain shower except in Elgin, Hoffman Estates, and the Elburn and Kaneville area.

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