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Gusting winds fuel a barn fire along Route 38 near Anderson Road in Elburn on Tuesday afternoon.

Laura Stoecker

The roof of a pole barn on Dittman Road in Pingree Grove blew into a neighboring field. A wooden barn nearby collapsed completely.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Gusting winds fuel a barn fire along Route 38 near Anderson Road in Elburn on Tuesday afternoon.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

A Barn on Dittman Road in Pingree Grove fell from the strong winds on Tuesday.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

A Barn on Dittman Road in Pingree Grove fell from the strong winds on Tuesday.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Gusting winds fuel a barn fire along Route 38 near Anderson Road in Elburn on Tuesday afternoon.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

The roof of a pole barn on Dittman Road in Pingree Grove blew into a neighboring field. A wooden barn nearby collapsed completely.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Dark clouds race across the sky over Keslinger Road in Elburn .

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Gusting winds fuel a barn fire along Route 38 near Anderson Road in Elburn on Tuesday afternoon.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Silvino Zuniga of Des Plaines holds on tight to plywood as he loads up at Home Depot .

Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

Leo Diana of Carpentersville works on a trampoline that was blown across Huntley Road Tuesday as high winds whipped through the area. He originally thought the trampoline had been abandoned since it was heavily damaged, but he decided to knock on some nearby doors to find out if anyone was missing it.

CHRISTOPHER HANKINS | Staff Photographer

Elgin police check out the scene of a downed tree on Villa Street Tuesday morning.

BRIAN HILL | Staff Photographer

Charlee Hayes, left and Getty Tune, right, both of Naperville fight wind Tuesday as they walk along Jackson Street in Downtown Naperville.

TANIT JARUSAN | Staff Photographer

High winds Tuesday morning broke this tree , with branches landing on a car, injuring its driver in Lindenhurst.

COURTESY LINDENHURST POLICE DEPARTMENT

Jeff Mitchell of Mitchell Landscaping in Antioch use a chain saw to remove a fallen tree Tuesday that hit a moving car this morning on Grand Avenue east of Deep Lake Road in Lindenhurst.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

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Jeff Mitchell of Mitchell Landscaping in Antioch use a chain saw to remove a fallen tree Tuesday that hit a moving car this morning on Grand Avenue east of Deep Lake Road in Lindenhurst.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

Todd Miller holds a broken limb as he discusses the accident involving his wife, Helen, who was impaled by the limb as it struck her moving car Tuesday morning on Grand Avenue east of Deep Lake Road in Lindenhurst. Helen, an art teacher, plans to make the limb into an art project.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

Gallery updated: 11/11/2010 4:44 PM

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