EF-0 twister hit Roselle, supercell thunderstorm ripped by Chicago with 90 mph tastes

An EF-0 twister hit down within the Roselle space Monday as a supercell thunderstorm swept by northern Illinois, the Nationwide Climate Service stated.

The twister shaped in an unincorporated space close to Schaumburg and moved into Roselle about 6:30 pm, packing 80 mph winds, the climate service stated. Solely tree injury was brought on by the twister, however close by straight-line winds broken Schaumburg airport.

A majority of probably the most extreme injury in Brookfield, Roselle, Westchester and Bellwood — a western suburb the place wind throughout Monday night’s supercell thunderstorm ripped off the roof of an house constructing, displacing 30 households however injuring nobody — seems to have been brought on by straight -line winds, the climate service stated.

There was a path of heavy injury alongside the trail of the storm—which had 90 mph gusts—from Kane County to northwest Indiana.

“This storm was within the higher echelon of storm tops for mid-latitude, non-tropical thunderstorms,” the climate service stated.

ComEd stated greater than 53,000 prospects misplaced energy, with suburban Maywood taking the brunt with 44,000 outages. Greater than 13,000 remained with out energy Tuesday afternoon.

Brookfield Zoo suffered “vital” injury from the storm and was delaying its opening Tuesday till the afternoon. “Animals and employees are secure,” the zoo wrote on Twitter.

Bushes down at Brookfield Zoo because of Monday’s storm.

Jim Schulz/CZS-Brookfield Zoo

Movies posted to Twitter confirmed extreme injury to a parking storage wall on the Toyota vendor in Lincoln Park. A part of a wall collapsed on the Toyota of Lincoln Park dealership at 1561 N. Freemont St., however nobody was injured, a Chicago Fireplace Division spokesman stated.

The town additionally obtained quite a few studies of fallen timber, making some roads impassable and overlaying automobiles with branches. Accompanying damages have been reported however no studies of accidents brought on by the storm, the Fireplace Division spokesman stated.

At Schaumburg Regional Airport, two parked airplanes have been reportedly blown over.

Winds tasted at 84 mph at O’Hare Airport and 69 mph at Halfway Airport. A floor cease was ordered at O’Hare by the Federal Aviation Administration.

There have been additionally studies of hail 1 inch in diameter.


Hundreds have been jolted by Climate Service warnings despatched to cellphones that learn: “Take shelter now in a basement or an inside room on the bottom flooring of a sturdy constructing. In case you are outdoor, in a cell residence, or in a automobile, transfer to probably the most substantial shelter and defend your self from flying particles.”

The storm moved by the northern suburbs at 30 mph earlier than turning southeast and rising in pace earlier than making its method by town at 7 pm, Castro stated. “Warnings went out properly prematurely,” he stated.

The climate additionally delayed the beginning time for a Cubs recreation towards the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Area as followers sought shelter within the Pleasant Confines.

The storms ushered in rising temperatures which might be anticipated to succeed in the excessive 90s Tuesday and Wednesday. The town has opened its cooling facilities as forecasters predict that humidity will make it really feel extra like 110 levels.

Here is a have a look at a few of the storm’s injury as captured by customers on social media:

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