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Public Works Director Dave Stoneback reported that between 5 and 5:20 p.m. the City received 1.3 inches of rain, as recorded at the water plant. Tree limbs fell in more than a dozen places, blocking sidewalks and in a few cases landing on cars.
Paul D’Agostino, Environmental Services Bureau Chief, reported calls for service because of tree damage at the following locations:
2009 MAIN (TREE LEANING, ABOUT TO FALL)
2623 HARRISON (ON TOP OF CARS)
SHERIDAN/SHERIDAN PL (IN THE STREET)
2509 THAYER (IN FRONT)
2353 COLFAX (ON CAR)
2523 HARRISON (IN FRONT)
1117 GRANT (ON CAR)
2530 BENNETT (ON CAR)
2412 PAYNE (ON HOUSE)
On June 15, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz said in an email most of the tree damage occurred in the Sixth and Seventh wards and that a microburst over the into Wilmette that caused the damage.
The email also said, “ComEd is still reporting over 24 locations with outages in north Evanston with power out to small groups of homes each. Some areas have estimated restore times within next few hours. Others have no estimates.
Forestry crews will be out this morning to continue cleanup.”