Commonwealth Edison is warning customers it will take days to restore power throughout Illinois. Massive outages have been reported from Markham to Kankakee.
“Our current estimate is that all customers will be restored by 3PM on Saturday, August 15th.” ComEd said in a tweet.
We thank you for your patience as we continue to work as safely and quickly as possible 24/7 until all of our customers’ power has been restored. pic.twitter.com/xIGrxqDyrt— ComEd (@ComEd) August 11, 2020
On Tuesday, nearly 7,500 active power outages were reported across Illinois, affecting over 300,000 households in the Chicago area. In Joliet, over 25,000 residents remained without power Tuesday, nearly half the customer base.