Paul Callighan, a representative for ComEd has told 23 News that nearly 800 people are without power in Winnebago County and Rockford and 5,000 in Stephenson County. 2,000 of the outages in Stephenson County are in the Freeport area.
ComEd crews have been working overnight to restore power to storm stricken areas.So far, power has been restored to over 9,000 residents in the Stateline.
In Oregon, residents experienced severe winds and rain. Damage, including fallen trees and structural damage to homes and vehicles has been reported.
Right now, our area is under a severe thunderstorm warning.
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