Heavy Downpours Bring Warning About Possible FloodingAs a band of thunderstorms brought torrential rains to parts of the Chicago area early Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service cautioned about the potential for flooding along local streams, and on streets in urban areas.
U.S. 41 Reopens In Lake Bluff; Flooding Still A Threat ElsewhereThough some of the flooding from Monday’s thunderstorms has receded, the Des Plaines River was still overflowing its banks on Wednesday, and the North Branch of the Chicago River was near flood stage in some areas, with more rain on the way Wednesday evening.
Wet Start To Halloween Leaves Many Roads FloodedAn area of heavy rainfall moving east will shower the region with one to two inches of rain and cause minor flooding, according to The National Weather Service, which issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for northwestern Illinois.
Cold Has Moved On, But Wet Week Lies AheadThe cold weather that plagued last week is behind us at last, but a wet and rainy week lies ahead.
Rain Expected, Flood Advisory Issued For AreaThunderstorms are expected to move into the Chicago area Sunday night, prompting a flood advisory.
Rain In Chicago Causing Flight Cancellations, Flood AdvisoryMore than 220 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s airports Sunday due to rain conditions in the Chicago area that have triggered a flood advisory.