Scattered power outages in Evanston
Commonwealth Edison is reporting at least a dozen scattered power outages around Evanston this evening.
The largest reported outage affects more than 1,000 customers in the area around Nichols Middle School in central Evanston. Another affects about 536 customers in downtown Evanston in the vicinity of Chicago Avenue and Church Street.
But there are additional outages -- about five in north Evanston, each affecting dozens of customers -- as well as several more in south Evanston.
You can check on outage reports and scheduled power restoration times on the ComEd website.
Northwestern University police reported that there was a power outage affecting portions of the Evanston campus earlier this evening, but that power had been restored to the campu by shortly after 8 p.m.