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As of 9 p.m. ET Monday evening, 212,000 homes were without power.
A line of storms begin to exit the state as more storms approach.
Almost 300,000 homes and businesses across the Midwest, Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley lost power.
An emergency manager reports an entire roof of a third-floor apartment has blown off during strong winds in Maywood, IL near Chicago.
Chicago's Midway Airport just hit a gust of 69 mph as a tornado-warned storm continues to move through the Windy City.
Storm reports from Chicago area from National Weather Service:
Park Ridge spotter reported gust up 70 mph.
Chicago O'Hare Airport reported a second gust of 69 mph after an earlier gust of 84 mph. All clear since given by NWS.
Quarter-size hail in Park Ridge and Melrose Park
Heavy rain in Schaumbug: 1.26 inches in 16 minutes.
Low clouds push through downtown Chicago as the tornado-warned storm approaches.
A tornado-warned storm is headed towards Chicago O'Hare Airport.
Nearby spotters recorded wind gusts of 84 mph and 1" hail.
The severe weather chances has been upgraded for portions of far southern lower Michigan into northeast Indiana and western Ohio.
The threat for this region is significant.
Large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes are possible. Some of the winds could be significantly severe (75+ mph) across parts of the Midwest/Ohio Valley this afternoon and tonight.
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