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.


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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