Images: Storm damage in the suburbs

 
Updated 6/22/2011 9:00 PM
A roof is pealed back from its structure at 1040 Waveland in Bensenville, the result of a powerful storm that hit the area Tuesday night.
  A roof is pealed back from its structure at 1040 Waveland in Bensenville, the result of a powerful storm that hit the area Tuesday night.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
A car took a direct hit from a tree in Tuesday night's storm on Elmhurst Avenue in Mount Prospect.
  A car took a direct hit from a tree in Tuesday night's storm on Elmhurst Avenue in Mount Prospect.
Bill Zars | Staff Photographer
Broken trees in Mount Prospect along Elmhurst Road Wednesday kept residents busy with cleanup.
  Broken trees in Mount Prospect along Elmhurst Road Wednesday kept residents busy with cleanup.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Mount Prospect street crews work to clear fallen trees around Lincoln Street.
  Mount Prospect street crews work to clear fallen trees around Lincoln Street.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
A tree is stripped down to nothing as residents work to clear the debris around Lincoln St. in Mount Prospect following Tuesday night storms.
  A tree is stripped down to nothing as residents work to clear the debris around Lincoln St. in Mount Prospect following Tuesday night storms.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Mount Prospect resident Bruce Stone clears debris Wednesday morning after tree limbs crashed on his house following last night's storm.
  Mount Prospect resident Bruce Stone clears debris Wednesday morning after tree limbs crashed on his house following last night's storm.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Trees down along Elmhurst Road in Mount Prospect Wednesday morning.
  Trees down along Elmhurst Road in Mount Prospect Wednesday morning.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Storm damage along Elmhurst Road Wednesday morning in Mount Prospect.
  Storm damage along Elmhurst Road Wednesday morning in Mount Prospect.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Fallen power lines and tree limbs on Candota Street prevented this owner from getting to his car Wednesday morning.
  Fallen power lines and tree limbs on Candota Street prevented this owner from getting to his car Wednesday morning.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Trees rest on utility lines along Jefferson St. in Bensenville Wednesday following Tuesday night storms.
  Trees rest on utility lines along Jefferson St. in Bensenville Wednesday following Tuesday night storms.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Ognian Todorov clears debris along his 2nd Ct. residence in Bensenville Wednesday morning.
  Ognian Todorov clears debris along his 2nd Ct. residence in Bensenville Wednesday morning.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Bensenville Park District field supervisor Steve Vanden Branden cleans up fencing material from a baseball field at Redmond Park.
  Bensenville Park District field supervisor Steve Vanden Branden cleans up fencing material from a baseball field at Redmond Park.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Ognian Todorov clears the road along his 2nd Court residence in Bensenville.
  Ognian Todorov clears the road along his 2nd Court residence in Bensenville.
daniel white | Staff Photographer
Damaged bleachers rest along the center field fence of Redmond Park in Bensenville.
  Damaged bleachers rest along the center field fence of Redmond Park in Bensenville.
daniel white | Staff Photographer
Tom Czapiewski, left, helps Bill McKinley saw a tree that came down on Elmhurst Avenue in Mount Prospect.
  Tom Czapiewski, left, helps Bill McKinley saw a tree that came down on Elmhurst Avenue in Mount Prospect.
Bill Zars | Staff Photographer
Aubrey Czapiewski looks at a woodpecker hole in a tree trunk snapped off in Tuesday night's storm on Elmhurst Avenue in Mount Prospect.
  Aubrey Czapiewski looks at a woodpecker hole in a tree trunk snapped off in Tuesday night's storm on Elmhurst Avenue in Mount Prospect.
Bill Zars | Staff Photographer
Trees were torn apart on Gregory Avenue from Tuesday night's storm in Mount Prospect.
  Trees were torn apart on Gregory Avenue from Tuesday night's storm in Mount Prospect.
Bill Zars | Staff Photographer
George Olivares, left, and Mark Fleishman remove a tree from Kelli Garvanian Park in Vernon Hills Wednesday after storm damage caused by high winds Tuesday night around Lake County.
  George Olivares, left, and Mark Fleishman remove a tree from Kelli Garvanian Park in Vernon Hills Wednesday after storm damage caused by high winds Tuesday night around Lake County.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Storm damage on the 300 block of North Russell Street in Mount Prospect.
  Storm damage on the 300 block of North Russell Street in Mount Prospect.
Tom Quinlan | Staff Photographer
Mundelein resident Tom Riddle lost two oak trees in Tuesday night's storm. He spent most of Wednesday morning cleaning up the mess in his Loch Lomond subdivision.
Mundelein resident Tom Riddle lost two oak trees in Tuesday night's storm. He spent most of Wednesday morning cleaning up the mess in his Loch Lomond subdivision.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The trunk of an Oak tree is all that remains standing at the home of Tom Riddle on Banbury Road in the Loch Lomond subdivision in Mundelein.
The trunk of an Oak tree is all that remains standing at the home of Tom Riddle on Banbury Road in the Loch Lomond subdivision in Mundelein.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Alice Marks of Wheaton looks over the damage after the top of a huge tree broke off in Tuesdays storm. Part of it went through her bedroom.
  Alice Marks of Wheaton looks over the damage after the top of a huge tree broke off in Tuesdays storm. Part of it went through her bedroom.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Storm damage along Willow Street in Wheaton after Tuesday night's storm.
  Storm damage along Willow Street in Wheaton after Tuesday night's storm.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Sue Cosgrove of Wheaton works at cleaning up the damage after the top of a huge tree broke off in Tuesdays storm and into her garage.
  Sue Cosgrove of Wheaton works at cleaning up the damage after the top of a huge tree broke off in Tuesdays storm and into her garage.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
A branch of a tree came through the roof of Alice Marks' bedroom in Wheaton after the top of a huge tree broke off in Tuesdays storm.
  A branch of a tree came through the roof of Alice Marks' bedroom in Wheaton after the top of a huge tree broke off in Tuesdays storm.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Storm damage in Mount Prospect following Tuesday night's storm.
Storm damage in Mount Prospect following Tuesday night's storm.
Courtesy of Gina Marie Burck
Storm damage in Mount Prospect following Tuesday night's storm.
Storm damage in Mount Prospect following Tuesday night's storm.
Courtesy of Gina Marie Burck
The roof was damaged at an office building on the 3000 block of Malmo Drive in Arlington Heights.
The roof was damaged at an office building on the 3000 block of Malmo Drive in Arlington Heights.
Photo courtesy of Stefani Szczechowski
Wind gusts up to 80 miles an hour damaged part of O'Hare International Airport.
Wind gusts up to 80 miles an hour damaged part of O'Hare International Airport.
Courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
Lighting split a tree between two houses on North Russell Street in Mount Prospect, cutting power to both home.
  Lighting split a tree between two houses on North Russell Street in Mount Prospect, cutting power to both home.
Tom Quinlan | Staff Photographer
Mundelein resident Tom Riddle cuts up two oak trees Wednesday morning after they were damaged in Tuesday night's storm.
Mundelein resident Tom Riddle cuts up two oak trees Wednesday morning after they were damaged in Tuesday night's storm.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer