Three Skokie firefighters had to step in to get it out after it shattered the back window.

[ Strong Winds Send Tree Limbs Crashing Through Cars, Causes Other Damage Around Chicago Area ]
Following damaging winds on Saturday, some people had to spend the evening cleaning up and dealing with damage.

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The tree limb came crashing down onto a sport-utility vehicle earlier in the day. Three Skokie firefighters had to step in to get it out after it shattered the back window.

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Frustrations blew into Chicago neighborhoods too. In Albany Park, a tree limb cracked a Jeep’s windshield.

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‘So we’re waiting on the city to arrive. Hopefully they do,’ said car owner Imran Khan. ‘Help us out.’

In the downtown area, a restaurant owner scrapped what he could of his dining tent after the wind brought it down. Sandbag safeguards were not enough to anchor it.

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Chicago Weather Today: Derecho, severe storms leave widespread damage on trek across Illinois; tens of thousands without power – WLS

A line of strong storms with extremely strong winds led to widespread reports of damage in the Chicago area Monday afternoon.

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The winds didn’t just knock down trees and branches; the steeple at Wheaton’s College Church was no match for Monday afternoon’s strong storms.

Video of a transformer explosion in Westchester, the result of strong storms moving through Illinois Monday afternoon.

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