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Storm Takes Large Tree Branch Down onto Car; Numerous Power Outages with Lines Down, Arlington Heights

VIDEO: Minutes after a large tree branch fell on a car in traffic going southbound on Dryden Avenue during a quick storm Monday afternoon. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:43 PM Monday to […]

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Non-Tornado Storm Damage Report For Chicago And Suburbs; Moving Jeep Cherokee Hit By Large Tree and More

Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:50 PM Sunday to a report of power lines down at Palatine Road and Thornbark Drive, Hoffman Estates, IL. Firefighters blocked much of the roadways in the area with power […]

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Tornadic Conditions: Witnessed by Pro Radar Observers and Citizens Who Saw Orange and Purple Storm Clouds in Schaumburg

Storm clouds while Tornado Warning in effect, and storm damage in Schaumburg and Mount Prospect (full screen view shows orange tints coming through clouds that were caught on video in Arlington Heights). The National Weather […]

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Severe Thunderstorms and Lightning Start House Fire in Park Ridge, Sporadic Damage in Arlington Heights, Schaumburg and More

Firefighters from Park Ridge go to work on an attic/roof fire after a lightning strike in Park Ridge on Saturday, August 4, 2012 (Photo from neighbor/See over 120 more photos on Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies). A large area […]