CHICAGO — Weather warnings were in effect for communities in the city of Chicago and its suburbs Wednesday night as high winds triggered hurricane warnings in Cook and DuPage counties. At least one tornado has made landfall near O’Hare International Airport, according to the National Weather Service. Severe weather conditions briefly canceled all flights at O’Hare and Midway airports, according to the FAA. The National Weather Service has yet to confirm another tornado, while Elgin Fire Department officials are on the scene for a tornado that is suspected of damaging 30 homes, Know more about Chicago Tornado.

A National Weather Service Meteorologist also confirmed severe storm damage in areas to the west, including the countryside, Elgin, and Lily Lake.The worst disaster near Chicago was Huntley’s “roof falling”. Weather officials are alerting residents in the storm’s path as the storm moves east toward Lake Michigan. “These storms will be near Evanston, West Ridge, Rogers Park and Edgewater around 7:20 p.m.,” the National Weather Service said.

ComEd reports that the outage affected more than 10,000 customers in the region, with the largest set of outages in the East Garfield Park area, where the two outages affected 515 customers. Residents of the
area received a hurricane warning at 7:45 p.m. from the National Weather Service. Midnight is the second alarm of the night.” 6:51 hours meters, severe thunderstorms with the potential for hurricanes are moving east at 30 miles per hour on a line from Schaumburg to Glendale Heights,” announced on the service website.

Dave Hoyne, who lives near South Elgin Street and Shadow Hill Avenue, said he and his wife Kayla first noticed the weather funnel when the weather outside their home changed dramatically.
After getting the weather forecast, Horn’s wife ran upstairs to get her cats so they could go down to the basement. “He looked out his south window and said, ‘Oh my God, look over there. It’s a storm,'” Horn said.

When Horn ran up to him and took out his phone to take a picture, he saw the material swirling in the funnel.He said it looked like a storm at first, but as he moved east he could see it split into two separate pieces.After a while, the air cleared for a short time.Horn said it was the second time he’d been hit by a tornado – the first was the boy – but he made it through his home unharmed.

Earlier today, the weather service issued a possible flash flood warning because rain and storm surges are expected to move through the area at measurements of 1 to 2 inches per hour. A flash flood alert was issued for areas of northeastern Illinois and western Indiana on Wednesday.

In northeastern Illinois, time includes Cook County, DuPage County, eastern Will County, southern Cook County, and southern Will County. Officials said Lake County in northwest Indiana is an area of ​​concern.

Two airports in Chicago are experiencing flight cancellations and delays. Shortly before noon on Wednesday, 254 flights were canceled and 415 delayed at O’Hare International Airport, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.

The most flight cancellations came from the SkyWest airline region, which serves major airlines such as United, Delta and American Airlines.
On Wednesday, 32 flights were canceled on Midway and more than 200 flights were delayed. Most of the affected flights were operated by Southwest Airlines, which is headquartered in Midway.

Governor J.B.
Pritzker declared disaster in several Illinois counties, including Cook County, on Tuesday due to recent weather conditions. The report allows local agencies to access government resources and emergency personnel.

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