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Dramatic storm clouds moving into the northwest suburbs near Palatine Friday.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Kati Adam runs through the parking lot of Panera in Schaumburg trying to flee the Friday's storm.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Cristina Lafevers of Bloomingdale flees Friday's storm by running into a Panera in Schaumburg.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Pat Wagner of Elgin helps her sister Linda Lorenz of West Dundee, not pictured, cover up her garage sale items just moments before Friday's storm hit.

Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

Chris and Madison Melbourn of Schaumburg take cover from Friday's rain in Schaumburg.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Kay Beyer of Arlington Heights flees the mid-day storm Friday with her grand kids in Schaumburg.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

With their headlights on, cars streak past the corner of Route 31 and Tollgate Road Friday as stormy weather rolls through Elgin.

Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

Storm clouds move in over Libertyville early Friday afternoon.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

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Rain hits as people scurry across Third Street in Geneva Friday. Swedish Days was shut down temporarily because of weather.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Storms roll into Geneva Friday causing the Swedish Days festival to be shut down temporarily.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Two-year-old Finley Dant of Batavia gets in one last ride before Swedish Days was temporarily shut down because of weather Friday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Storms roll into Geneva Friday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Clouds darken the skies over Warrenville on Friday.

Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

Gallery posted: 6/21/2013 2:05 PM

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Storms move through the Chicago suburbs early Friday afternoon bringing heavy rain, strong winds and lightning.
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