Powerful storms across the Midwest are causing problems across several states Tuesday.

Chicago station WLS reported that the storms appear among the most powerful to hit Illinois in more than 70 years. Power is reportedly out for nearly 60,000 customers in norther Illinois, a ComEd spokesman told the station.


WISH TV in Indianapolis reported a Tornado Warning was in effect for Fayette, Franklin, and Union counties until Noon and Randolph until 11:30 a.m.

Meanwhile, CNN is reporting The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for lower Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.

There was also a report of a tornado touchdown in Louisville, Kentucky.

Watch a video report from one of the areas, and check back for updates.