Downers Grove tornado sirens didn't sound due to power failure, officials say

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (WLS) -- Officials in west suburban Downers Grove said sirens did not sound when a tornado hit the village last week because of a power supply failure.

The National Weather Service said the tornado was an EF-0 and stayed on the ground for about a quarter mile.

The worst damage reported was a tree that fell onto a parked car.