According to a report by the National Weather Service, a dozen of homes were damaged in Naperville when numerous large trees were downed by a probable tornado late Sunday, allegedly four injuries occurred.
The officials said that a radar confirmed tornado swept through the suburban Chicago, while it damaged houses, toppled the trees, knocked out the power and cause injuries.
The injuries of the 4 people, who were injured due to the tornado, was not life-threatening.
Naperville is about 25 miles (40 kilometres) west of Chicago. The communications director of Naperville said that their first priority was to make sure that the families were fine but after that they have moved onto handling the damage that has occurred.
On late Sunday, a tornado touched down the nearby village of Woodridge, and the officials there said that damage assessment was in progress. However there had been no reports of significant injuries in the community but the people were asked to avoid the area because of the downed power lines and trees.
On Monday, the Woodridge Mayor Gina Cunningham said that they had no power at all, and were gathering reports and were waiting to hear back about what was going on all the while sitting in the dark.
The photos from Woodridge showed the damaged fencing, toppled tree etc. the residents from the nearby communities were asked to take cover. The National Weather Service in Chicago tweeted saying that it was a dangerous situation.
A video showed several trees toppled and damaged homes, vehicles, road signs. LaCloche said that gas leaks were reported and crews went door to door to shut off the line.
The forecasters mentioned a threat of the tornado damage remained for a few hours as the line of the storms moved towards the northern Illinois and into Northwestern Indiana.
The threat had been declared over at 2 am of their local time. Severe thunderstorms brought gusting winds and downpour to parts of Michigan on late Sunday and early Monday.