Timeline Of Storms, Power Outages
Patch provides you with updates as the northwest suburbs deals with the aftermath of the severe storms July 11.
7:50 a.m. — Metra Lines Halted Due to Storms
8:20 a.m. — Storms begin moving east through Lake County toward Lake Michigan. The severe weather alert is set to be lifted at noon and flood warnings are in effect until 1 p.m.
8:45 a.m. — ComEd and area residents begin reporting power outages. Thousands are without power by 9 a.m.
9:30 a.m. — PHOTO GALLERY: Trees Down in Libertyville
10:30 a.m. — Rescue Crews Work at Clearing Grayslake Damage
12:45 p.m. — Trained Weather Spotters Report Damage
12:45 p.m. — Trees Are Down in Algonquin
1:45 p.m. — Cleaning Up the Storm's Aftermath in Algonquin
3:30 p.m. — ComEd Calls Storm One of Worst in Past Decade
4:25 p.m. — Places to Escape the Heat in Algonquin
4:50 p.m. — INTERACTIVE MAP: Ease your commute home with a map created by Patch editors showing you what roads and intersections to avoid in Lake and McHenry counties. You can also add your own placemarkers to tell readers about a difficult spot you noticed.