According to the ComEd Website, there are approximately 85 outages along the near west side, effecting over 8000 customers. Some areas of Lakeview have also been effected, and brownouts were reported as far north as Uptown.
Anyone experiencing heat sickness should take a cool bath/shower, use candlelight instead of flashlights. Be careful not to start fire!
Real Chicago News will monitor the situation, and will update this article accordingly.
ComEd Expected Restoration Times: (all power should be back by 9:00 a.m. at latest, crews currently working)
Irving Park & Southport 2:15 a.m.
Sheffield & Barry 6:15 a.m.
Wrightwood & Southport 4:15 a.m.
Logan & Rockwell: 7:15 a.m.
Spaulding & Wrightwood: 6:45 a.m.
Albany & Fullerton 2:30 a.m.
Sacramento & Fullerton 8:15 a.m.
Sacramento & Lyndale 12:00 a.m.
Milwaukee & Francis 2:45 a.m.
Damen & Charleston 2:00 a.m.
North & Damen 7:15 a.m.
Campbell & Potomac 7:00 a.m.
Chicago & Damen 3:15 a.m.
Hubbard & Racine 5:00 a.m.
Milwaukee & Honore: between 3-8pm
Wolcott & Milwaukee: 1:30 pm
Wolcott & Potomac: 6:30 pm
Potomac & Hoyne: between 10am-2:15pm
Campbell & Potomac: betweeen 12-3pm
Crystal & Wolcott: 10:22am
Marion & Division: 12:00pm
Greenview & Division: 1:00pm
Wood & Iowa: No estimate, assessing damage
Walton & Ashland: 12:00pm
Pearson & Paulina: 8:00pm
Chicago & Wolcott: 12:00pm
Grand & Ashland: between 12-3pm
If your location was not mentioned, check the map HERE. Also @Comed is answering questions about specific locations on Twitter.
Today should be the last day of the heatwave. It will reach approximately 95 degrees, but then cool down to the lower 70s at night. The rest of the week is expected to be in the low 80s, and in the 60s at night!