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Wind Advisory

A High Wind Warning is in effect today, February 19, 2016, until 6:00 p.m. 

Report Power Outages

Call ComEd to report outages and/or down power lines at 1-800-EDISON-1 (1-800-334-7661).  Sign up for outage alerts on your mobile devices at the following link http://tinyurl.com/ComEdalerts

What to Do If You See a Downed Power Line

Never, ever touch a downed power line or go near one. Power lines are not insulated like power cords. Always assume the power line is live.

  • Don't touch a fallen power line or anything touching the wire.
  • Do not touch anything or anyone in contact with a fallen power line or other equipment.
  • Keep children and pets away from fallen electric wires.
  • Do not drive over a fallen power line.
  • Call 911 immediately to report a fallen power line.

What to Do If a Power Line Touches Your Car

If your vehicle comes in contact with a downed power line:

  • Stay inside! The safest place is in your car. The ground around your car may be energized.
  • Honk the horn, roll down your window and yell for help.
  • Warn others to stay away. Anyone who touches the equipment or ground around the vehicle may be injured.
  • Use your mobile phone to call 911.