Heavy Rains On First Day Of Summer Prompt Flood Watches, WarningsThe National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for most of northern Illinois through 11:45 a.m. Thursday.
Severe Storm Threats End, But Flooding Risks Remain Along Des Plaines And Fox RiversStorms have cleared out for most of the Chicago area, but flooding risks remain along parts of the Fox and Des Plaines Rivers for the next few days as runoff continues to swell local waterways.
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.
Monday Commute To Be Wet And Foggy With Flood AdvisoryThe Chicago area could see some minor flooding as the dense fog starts to lift through Monday morning.
Flooding Concerns Linger As Rain Continues Across Chicago AreaRainfall won’t be as heavy or consistent on Monday as it was on Saturday, but there will be several waves of showers through the morning.
Flood Watch In Effect As Rains, Winds Continue To Hit ChicagoThe National Weather Service continued Sunday the issued Flood Watches, Warnings and Advisories for the Chicagoland area.
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.
Record Rain Soaked Chicago Area, Prompting Flood WarningsThursday’s wet weather in Chicago broke a record, as 1.84 inches of rain fell over the course of the day.
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.