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Chicago Weather Alert: Metra Electric Line halts service in South Chicago due to high winds

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CHICAGO (CBS) -- All inbound and outbound train movement has been halted on the Metra Electric Line line due to severe weather Saturday afternoon. 

According to a tweet from Metra Electric, service was halted near 79th Street in South Chicago due to high winds around 5 p.m.

Storms also left thousands of ComEd customers without power Saturday. As of 5 p.m., more than 33,000 customers were affected by outages, ComEd said. The power company was working to restore power. 

High winds also tore the roof off a six-story apartment building in Elk Grove Village Saturday.  

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