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  • Strong winds knocked down chimneys of several Winfield homes after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Strong winds knocked down chimneys of several Winfield homes after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A large tree blocks Main Stret in Wheaton after Sunday's storm.

       A large tree blocks Main Stret in Wheaton after Sunday's storm.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Sarah Bowers points to the damage done on her house in the 200 block of West Jefferson in Wheaton after Sunday's storm. She was not home at the time, but her husband and son were. They were able to get it cleaned up quickly on Monday morning.

       Sarah Bowers points to the damage done on her house in the 200 block of West Jefferson in Wheaton after Sunday's storm. She was not home at the time, but her husband and son were. They were able to get it cleaned up quickly on Monday morning.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Many trees were downed in Wheaton after Sunday's storm.

       Many trees were downed in Wheaton after Sunday's storm.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • City of Batavia employee John West takes pictures of damage along Western Avenue Monday after a short but powerful storm did considerable damage in the Tri-Cities Sunday.

       City of Batavia employee John West takes pictures of damage along Western Avenue Monday after a short but powerful storm did considerable damage in the Tri-Cities Sunday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Utility crews work in Wheaton to restore services after a Sunday afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County knocking out power to tens of thousands.

       Utility crews work in Wheaton to restore services after a Sunday afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County knocking out power to tens of thousands.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A utility pole lies broken on Western Avenue just north of Navajo Drive in Batavia Monday after a short but powerful storm did considerable damage in the Tri-Cities Sunday. It was one of about 6 poles in a row that were damaged or leaning on trees.

       A utility pole lies broken on Western Avenue just north of Navajo Drive in Batavia Monday after a short but powerful storm did considerable damage in the Tri-Cities Sunday. It was one of about 6 poles in a row that were damaged or leaning on trees.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Roosevelt Road in West Chicago is backed up Monday due to power outages in the area that put the traffic light at Joliet Street out of service. The Sunday afternoon storm that rolled through DuPage County downed trees, chimneys and cut power to tens of thousands in the Chicago area.

       Roosevelt Road in West Chicago is backed up Monday due to power outages in the area that put the traffic light at Joliet Street out of service. The Sunday afternoon storm that rolled through DuPage County downed trees, chimneys and cut power to tens of thousands in the Chicago area.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Crews carry away tree branches Monday morning after damage in the 200 block of West Jefferson in Wheaton due to Sunday's storm.

       Crews carry away tree branches Monday morning after damage in the 200 block of West Jefferson in Wheaton due to Sunday's storm.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Crews work to repair a traffic signal at the intersection of Winfield and Geneva Road, Monday morning after a storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Crews work to repair a traffic signal at the intersection of Winfield and Geneva Road, Monday morning after a storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Povkh and Ihor Kopytko clean up a yard in Winfield, Monday morning after Sunday storm downed trees in DuPage County.

       Mike Povkh and Ihor Kopytko clean up a yard in Winfield, Monday morning after Sunday storm downed trees in DuPage County.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • City of Batavia worker Dan Young cleans up downed branches Monday after a short but powerful storm did considerable damage in the Tri-Cities Sunday.

       City of Batavia worker Dan Young cleans up downed branches Monday after a short but powerful storm did considerable damage in the Tri-Cities Sunday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • The backyard of the Roloff family in unincorporated DuPage County near Wheaton suffered storm damage from an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       The backyard of the Roloff family in unincorporated DuPage County near Wheaton suffered storm damage from an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Josh Wilson, Christopher Bryant and Willy Foster check out the damage to a home in Winfield after strong winds knocked down chimneys of several homes during an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Josh Wilson, Christopher Bryant and Willy Foster check out the damage to a home in Winfield after strong winds knocked down chimneys of several homes during an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Mike and Julie Malone stand in front of their Winfield home after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Mike and Julie Malone stand in front of their Winfield home after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Cars drive through some water along Naperville Road in Wheaton after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Cars drive through some water along Naperville Road in Wheaton after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A fallen tree blocks drivers on La Fox Street near Woodridge Circle in South Elgin Sunday, after strong thunderstorms brought high winds and heavy rain.

       A fallen tree blocks drivers on La Fox Street near Woodridge Circle in South Elgin Sunday, after strong thunderstorms brought high winds and heavy rain.
    Christian Gossin | Staff Photographer

  • Bill Mein and Chase Wehle clear the storm drains in the parking lot of a strip mall at the intersection of Geneva and County Farm Road after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Bill Mein and Chase Wehle clear the storm drains in the parking lot of a strip mall at the intersection of Geneva and County Farm Road after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Randy Norback, clears a downed tree in front of his Winfield home after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.

       Randy Norback, clears a downed tree in front of his Winfield home after an afternoon storm rolled through DuPage County, Sunday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

 

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