ComEd restores 90 percent of power outages from northern Illinois storm

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Updated: Nov. 27, 2018, 4:35 p.m.

ComEd crews have safely restored power to more than 90 percent of its customer base affected by the snow storm in Northern Illinois.

The company estimates around 25,000 customers are without service.

Around 1,200 employees are working to restore power for those still facing outages in their home.


Published: Nov. 26, 2018, 4:35 p.m.

ComEd crews have restored power for more than 60 percent of its customer base in northern Illinois.

Power outages have been fixed for more than 226,000 customers in northern Illinois affected by the winter-like storm.

ComEd is working to restore power for around 131,000 customers without service who were impacted by the winter storm.

“We fully understand that outages from this blizzard cause significant hardship for our customers. Our crews are working around the clock to safely restore service as quick as possible.” said ComeEd president and chief operating officer Terence R. Donnelly. “We thank our customers for their patience as our crews navigate difficult working conditions to safely restore power.”

More than 800 ComEd and contractor crews are working to restore service for all customers.