Flash Flood Watch

Storm clouds pass over Gurnee, Illinois, as severe storms rolled through the Chicago area on Monday. (Credit: Al Ghys)

Storms Soak Morning Commute, More Likely Monday Afternoon

A fast-moving line of storms that brought heavy rain and high winds to the Chicago area Monday morning was likely just the first taste of severe weather for northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.

07/13/2015

(Source: National Weather Service/Twitter)

Incoming Storms Prompt Flash Flood Watch South Of I-80

A large storm system heading northeast from Missouri will mostly stay to the south of the Chicago area, but could bring steady heavy rainfall to suburbs and parts of northwest Indiana south of I-80, while only grazing areas north of that.

07/08/2015

Overcast skies continued early Thursday in Minooka, after heavy rains passed through northern Illinois. (Source: Glen Schieberl)

Flash Flood Watch Canceled As Rain Tapers Off

“The threat of very heavy rainfall and flash flooding has diminished,” the National Weather Service said in a statement around 4 a.m.

06/25/2015

(Credit: National Weather Service)

More Heavy Rain, Damaging Storms Expected To Hit Wednesday Night

With several areas south and west of Chicago only starting the recovery process after nine tornadoes touched down during Monday night’s storms, more severe weather was expected to hit the area Wednesday night and early Thursday.

06/24/2015

Flash Flood Watch

Stormy Afternoon Ahead, With Chances For Flash Flooding

As heat and humidity build through the day on Monday, so will the chances for showers and thunderstorms.

06/15/2015

Rain against window (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

City, Suburbs Under Flash Flood Watch

Chicago and area counties will be under a flash flood watch throughout Monday.

06/15/2015

Shari Hecker places a sandbag at the foot of her basement door, in case of any possible flooding from Wednesday's rain.  Her basement got more than 30 inches of water during a larger storm on Aug. 22, and she and other Burbank residents feared a repeat from Wednesday's storm. (Credit: CBS)

Burbank Residents Fear More Flooding From Latest Storm

Rain fell steadily across the Chicago area Wednesday morning, and though the storm system has begun clearing out as it heads east, more rain could be on the way Wednesday evening.

09/10/2014

Storm Clouds

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Much Of Chicago Area

Several Chicago-area counties are under a flash flood warning as “torrential” thunderstorms move across the metro area.

05/28/2013

Rain Raindrops Storm Weather

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Expected, Flash Flood Watch Issued

Strong storms bringing heavy rainfall to the Chicago area Sunday night could cause flash flooding, according to the National Weather Service.

05/06/2012

Oak Lawn Flooding

Flood Threat Remains As More Storms Sweep In

Flood watches and warnings remain in effect across the Chicago area, a day after the region was hit with heavy rain that left basements and streets inundated.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Tuesday Rain

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Chicago

The showers and thunderstorms that moved into the Chicago area Wednesday are expected to continue, prompting a flash flood watch to be issued.

05/25/2011