The Village of Oak Lawn issued a the following statement regarding the powerful thunderstorm that raged through village Monday evening.
At 10:04 p.m. the Oak Lawn emergency management agency activated the tornado warning sirens based on weather conditions and the National Weather Service’s tornado warning.
As a result of the storm, there are downed power lines at 107th Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, and 109th Street and Keeler Avenue.
Oak Lawn police, fire and public works units are responding to 911 calls.
The village is working with ComEd for power restoration. Approximately 1900 Oak Lawn residents are currently without power. Over 200,000 without power in the Chicago region due to Monday's storms.
If you have downed trees or power lines blocking the intersections or roadways, or other emergencies CALL 911.
The following areas are affected by the power outage from Monday evening’s storm:
10600 BLOCK OF KEDVALE
4200 BLOCK OF 95TH
10200 BLOCK OF KEELER
9300 BLOCK OF 59TH AVE.
Residents without power are instructed to notify ComEd IMMEDIATELY: