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Chicago Weather: Thousands Without Power In Chicago Amid Extreme Heat

CHICAGO (CBS)-- ComEd crews are working to restore power to thousands of customers after a severe storms continue to hit the area.

Nearly 30,000 customers are without power during this dangerous heat wave. Temperatures are in the 90s and heat index values are near 100 degrees.

There are still 1,700 active outages.

Severe storms downed trees and power lines, leaving residents with damage to cars, homes and streets in the areas.

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