Doorcam Captures Lightning Strike in Illinois Neighborhood

A doorbell camera captured a dramatic bolt of lightning in Elgin, a suburb northwest of Chicago, as damaging storms swept through the region and produced several suspected tornadoes on Tuesday evening, February 27.

Much of the damage was reported in Barrington, northeast of Elgin, and in Geneva to its south, local media reported.

The NWS said crews would be carrying out surveys to investigate the tornado reports. Credit: Mirabelle Rivera via Storyful

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