Rescue Teams Saving Horses, Dogs Stranded In Flooded NW IndianaSeveral horses and other animals have been rescued from flooded homes in Lake Station and Gary, Indiana, after the Deep River rose so high over the last few days that dozens of homes ended up completely surrounded by water.
Flooding Woes Continue For Lake Station, IndianaA voluntary evacuation order has been issued in Lake Station, and at least 25 homes have followed officials’ recommendation and gotten out.
Marseilles Orders Evacuations As Illinois River FloodsCity officials said the mandatory evacuation order affects homes south of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, and east of Main Street.
Flood Threats Continue For Chicago Area Rivers After Storms EndFlood warnings and advisories remained in effect for many Chicago area rivers Wednesday morning, as water continued to rise in the wake of heavy rains and melting snow across the region.
Ford Heights Schools Closed Due To FloodingCottage Grove School, Medgar Evers School, and Tidye A. Phillips School were closed as a result of the flooding in Ford Heights.
Police, Residents Fill Sandbags In LisleLisle residents and police are preparing for the worst.
Heavy Rain Causing Some Flooded Basements And Streets In ChicagoAnyone who does have a flooded basement or notices standing water on the street should call 311 to report the issue.
Swollen Little Calumet River Has Hammond, Munster Worried About FloodAs of 10 a.m., the river measured at 14 feet in Munster, two feet above flood stage. Forecasts show it could reach 15.5 feet before it begins to recede.
Flooding Closes Park Forest Tennis And Health ClubAccording to the National Weather Service, storms brought nearly 2.5 inches of rain to Park Forest as of 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Flooding From Steady Storms Closes Several Chicago Area RoadsThe National Weather Service has issued a flood warning through 10:45 a.m. for most of the Chicago area, and a flood watch through late Tuesday night.
2 Investigators: Tollway Agrees To Purchase Willow Springs Home After Repeated FloodsA family’s home has flooded dozens of times in the past few years, and they blame the Illinois Tollway and a railroad with nearby property.
Projects Aims To Relieve Flooding At Loyola University Medical CenterThe university has received a $5.5 million federal grant to combat storm water, according to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.