Saturday Rainfall Breaks Records For Wettest Day Since 2011Heavy rain poured across the Chicago area on Saturday, flooding streets and rivers and breaking records for the wettest day in recent history.
DuPage River Floods Naperville Riverwalk Causing Temporary ClosureOfficials in west suburban Naperville are keeping a close eye on the west branch of the DuPage River.
Flood-Control Facilities Activated In DuPage CountyAll major flood-control facilities in DuPage County have been activated following the weekend’s heavy rainfall.
Chicago Area Hit With Over An Inch Of New RainfallA flood advisory is in effect after heavy rain and wind moved into Chicago Saturday evening, bringing over an inch of new rain.
Fall Storm System To Make For A Soggy Tuesday In ChicagoA large fall storm system was bringing plenty of rain to the Chicago area on Tuesday, with more than 2 inches possible in some spots by Wednesday afternoon.
Stormy Weather: Wettest June On Record For Illinois; Second Wettest Month EverIllinois State Climatologist Jim Angel said, as of June 29, the statewide average rainfall for June was 9.37 inches, more than double the monthly average of 4.2 inches for June.
May Was Warmer, Wetter Than Normal In ChicagoChicago might not have set any records for heat or rainfall last month, but May was still warmer and wetter than normal, despite the chilly end to the month.
Remnants Of Isaac Could Mess With Chicago's Holiday Weekend Hurricane Isaac could affect the Labor Day holiday in the Chicago area with heavy rain.
July 2011: From Third Driest To Second Wettest In One WeekendGoing into the weekend, this was the third driest July on record, dominated by a week of sunny, sweltering days where the temperature exceeded 100 degrees in some areas.
‘Incredible’ Amount Of Rain Falls; Area Deals With Storm It’s officially the rainiest day since they began keeping records in 1871, according to the National Weather Service.
Weekend Storms, Hail Usher In A Hot And Humid MondayMore thunderstorms could produce very heavy rainfall and even quarter-sized hail early Sunday morning, leading into another rainy, cloudy day.
Flash Flood Watch Issued For ChicagoThe showers and thunderstorms that moved into the Chicago area Wednesday are expected to continue, prompting a flash flood watch to be issued.