Hundreds of thousands remain without power days after Monday’s storm in Chicago area

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CHICAGO, Illinois (WGN) – Power outages are still a big problem for many communities and could be for several days in the Chicago area.

ComEd, an electric utility company in Illinois, reports 188,000 customers remain without power. Chicago has 31,000, but the south and southwest suburbs are also hard hit.

A third of customers in Joliet have no power. In Harvey, 7600 have no power.

The electric utility company says crews are working diligently to restore power as quickly and safely as possible.

ComEd is asking customers to monitor for the latest updates.

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