'Dangerous' radar-confirmed tornado hits suburban Chicago

Tornado touches down in Chicago suburbs; damages homes, knocks out power

Village officials have warned residents to avoid the area, causing some power lines to fall and fallen trees in the area.

Brian Ok Hooper surveyed the damage in Naperville on Monday morning, streaming this video.

Pucknaitis estimated that there were at least 20 people displaced in the wake of the storm.

The storm destroyed the second floor of the Woodridge family in Bridget Casey.

At least four injuries were reported in Naperville, Ill., where a dozen homes were damaged and numerous large trees were downed by a probable tornado late Sunday, according to a report to the National Weather Service.


According to the Chicago Tribune, the tornado touched down in Naperville around 11 p.m. local time Sunday night. It's news, "he says".

There have been no reports of any serious injuries or fatalities.

Radar has also shown storm rotations in several other areas outside Chicago, as well as in Hobart and South Haven, northwestern in, according to Friedline.

"The severe threat has diminished/ended for most of the Chicago metro area. Severe T-storm Watch remains in effect for a bit longer for Will, Kankakee, Ford, Iroquois, and northwest in counties", NWS Chicago said on Twitter.

The NWS issued a series of tornado watches and warnings as the tornado ripped through the suburbs of Chicago on Sunday evening.

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