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Hundreds of Downers Grove residents remain without power following Monday night storms

Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:42 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:21 a.m. CDT
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Elayne Grzeda stands by the roots of a large pine tree Tuesday July 1, that was torn from the ground of her backyard during the severe weather Monday in unincorporated Downers Grove Township. The tree narrowly missed hitting their house.

DOWNERS GROVE – Severe thunderstorms that racked DuPage County on Monday night have left about 500 ComEd customers without power as of 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to village spokesman Doug Kozlowski.

He said as many as 1,000 were without power at one point.

"We are working with ComEd to get some restoration times with those people," he said.

Kozlowski said there was no reported injuries or major property damage, and there were no road closures Tuesday morning.

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