ComEd: More than 350 Hinsdale Customers Without Power
A storm brought rain and high winds through DuPage County Tuesday morning.
More than 350 ComEd customers in Hinsdale are without power Tuesday morning, according to ComEd's Outage Map, after a severe storm blew through in the 6 a.m. hour.
No Clarendon Hills outages are reported on the map.
The largest outage areas are in northeast Hinsdale. ComEd's map says about 342 customers are affected in the area east of Garfield, between Hickory Street and Ogden Avenue.
At least 15 customers are without power near Quincy Street between 6th and 7th streets, and less than 10 customers are affected in two spots along the train tracks near South Vine Street.
There are no expected restoration times listed by ComEd. The utility says it is currently "assessing damage" at all the sites.
At 6:06 a.m., the National Weather Service reported that a line of severe thunderstorms producing winds of up to 70 mph extended from Lake Forest, to Medinah, to Yorkville and was moving southeast at 55 mph.
The storm arrived in the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills area at around 6:15 a.m.
Hinsdale Police Department Deputy Chief Mark Wodka said in an email that there was a downed tree on County Line Road that made the southbound impassable near 8th Street for a time this morning.
"Also," the email read, "we assisted the fire department with an arching wire [in] the 300 block [of] North County Line Road."