Flash Flood Warning
Parts of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for more than four hours and part of the CTA’s Blue Line was shut down temporarily early Tuesday because of flooding from storms.
Continuous heavy rainfall for several hours Wednesday morning caused flooding in several northern suburbs, and forced state police to shut down part of the Edens Expressway.
The city of Chicago officially has set a new record for rainfall in the month of July, as a new round of storms brought lightning that set homes on fire, and a serious threat of flooding continues.
A storm swept into the Chicago area Wednesday morning, prompting a flash flood warning for some areas as they were hit with more than 4 inches of rain.