A tornado ripped through Chicago's suburbs and left massive damage, fallen trees, and multiple people injured

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Woodridge, Illinois residents walk past fallen trees after a tornado hit on Sunday night.
Residents walk past damaged houses and fallen trees after a tornado passed through the area on Monday, June 21, 2021 in Woodridge, Ill. AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar

Late Sunday night, a tornado swept through parts of Illinois in the western Chicago suburbs leaving residents without power and severe damage to more than 100 homes, according to the National Weather Service.

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Source: National Weather Service

In the city of Naperville, at least five people were hospitalized for injuries, including one in critical condition, according to NBC Chicago. There were no reported deaths.

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Source: NBC Chicago

A city spokesperson, Linda LaCloche, told the Associated Press that 16 residences are "uninhabitable." Ten people are reportedly displaced.

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Source: Associated Press, NBC Chicago

"We have a lot of utility poles and electrical wires down, and tree damage," LaCloche told the AP.

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Images posted on Twitter by NBC Chicago reporter Lisa Chavarria shows the aftermath of a Naperville home completely destroyed.

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A video by ABC News meteorologist, Ginger Zee, shows missing roofs, fallen trees, and debris in Naperville and Woodridge.

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In a statement on Monday morning, NWS Chicago said a survey team is set to investigate the tornado damage in the Naperville/Woodridge/Darien/Burr Ridge area."

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Source: NWS Chicago

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