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A large tree rests top Matteshome after uprooting falling during Monday night's powerful storms. No one was injured house located

A large tree rests on top of a Matteson home after uprooting and falling during Monday night's powerful storms. No one was injured at the house, located at the intersection of 214th Street and Jeffrey Drive. | Nick Swedberg/For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: July 2, 2014 10:50PM



Damaging winds with hurricane-force gusts are headed to the Chicago area Monday evening as a “particularly dangerous” line of storms sweeps across the Midwest. A severe thunderstorm watch is now in place for the metro area.

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