Update June 28, 9:25 a.m. - As of Friday morning Oak Park and River Forest remain the second and third most affected suburbs for power loss. At 9 a.m. ComEd reported 937 customers still without power in Oak Park and 410 in River Forest.
Update 11:05 p.m. - As of 11 p.m. ComEd reports the outage situation has slightly improved for Oak Park with 1,108 customers still without power. The outage in River Forest continues to increase with ComEd now reporting 863 customers without power.
Update 9:36 p.m. - As of 9:30 the number of customers without power is Oak Park has dropped to 1,246, but in River Forest the power loss situation seems to be getting worse. ComEd now reports 843 River Forest customers without power.
Update: 8:39 p.m. - As of 8:30 ComEd reports 2,561 customers in Oak Park without power. According to ComEd's website Oak Park is the second only to Chicago for the most customers currently experiencing power loss. ComEd is also reporting that River Forest now has 366 customers without power.
An early evening thunderstorm drenched Oak Park and River Forest Thursday downing trees and power lines across the villages.
As of 7:30 p.m. ComEd's website reported 2,559 customers without power in Oak Park and 281 without power in River Forest.
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Wednesday Journal will have more details as they become available.