Power outages affect thousands across the suburbs

 
By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 6/30/2019 8:26 PM

Thousands of suburban ComEd customers were without power Sunday after powerful storms pushed through the region, officials said.

Approximately 27,341 customers were still affected as of 8 p.m. in Cook, Lake, Kane, DuPage and McHenry counties, ComEd outage maps show.

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ComEd spokesperson John Schoen said roughly 150,000 customers were affected across the service area region throughout the day. 200 crews were out working and restored power for 91,000 customers by 8 p.m. Approximately 52,000 people were still affected across the region.

Schoen said ComEd had been preparing for the storms all weekend and "staffed up accordingly."

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