Fierce storms blowing away the winds of more than 80 miles per hour of fallen trees in numerous communities and even tore off the roof off country apartment building like they ripped up on Monday night.
The winds were blowing over numerous trees, made almost impossible to travel for time for dozens of thousand and as a result in power shutdowns affecting more over 70,000 ComEd clients.
The storm was especially terrible for tenants of three-story flat building at 24th Avenue and Washington Boulevard.
Several residents say that they first heard hail and strong winds, and after a few seconds they noticed a piece of of the roof has peeled off. Tenants rushed to leave building how fire branch arrived to provide help.
Mayor Andrew Harvey said at least 18 families have been displaced. of Bellwood. One resident was hit by debris but was expected to be fine.
thousands of travelers through the sprawling airport were ordered to seek shelter as a precaution due to a severe storm on Monday evening. Alex Maragos of NBC 5 has story.
More damage happened down in the street, where some found that their cars had been hit by a storm.
“I’m glad I don’t one sat in this,” said Naisha Ellis. one resident whose car was damaged.
When the storms raged, operations were carried out on pause at O’Hare International Airport. thousands of Travelers through the sprawling airport have been ordered to seek shelter as a precaution. Hundreds huddled below the famous neon path leading to the gate in Terminal 1. When sky cleared, restrictions were gradually lifted by the Federal Aviation Administration.