Rainy Start To Summer Brings Flooding Concerns To Chicago AreaRain has been falling on and off since early Thursday morning, with heavy downpours at times leading to flooded streets and viaducts.
Heavy Rain Moving Into Chicago Area; Some Funnel Clouds PossibleCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran reports, while there could be some thunderstorms, severe weather is not expected from Wednesday’s storms.
More 90s, Heavy Rain On Tap After Record Heat For Memorial Day WeekendAfter two days of record heat, the Chicago area could see another day of highs in the 90s on Tuesday, followed by widespread storms overnight, as remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto start to move in.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Chicago AreaMultiple rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms were moving through the Chicago area Monday morning, and were expected to hit again Monday afternoon and evening.
Northern Suburbs Hit Hard By Heavy Rains, FloodingIn Mundelein, it seemed at times like piling on; everything from rain, high winds, thunder and lightning, and hail.
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.
Last Month Was Cloudiest June Ever In Chicago; 9th Wettest
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.
June's Record Rainfall Creating Bumper Crop Of MosquitosThis month has been the wettest June on record in Illinois, according to the National Weather Service, and Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement DistrictBiologist Paul Geery said all the rain has created a bumper crop of floodwater mosquitos, which will be bad through the holiday weekend.
Coal City Spared The Worst Of Latest Storm As Cleanup ContinuesIt has been a tense 24 hours in tornado-ravaged Coal City, with residents bracing for another onslaught of rain Wednesday night and early Thursday. There were heavy downpours overnight, but not nearly as much as had been expected, allowing residents to breathe a small sigh of relief Thursday morning.
More Rains Bring New Flooding Fears To KankakeeHundreds of homes in far south suburban Kankakee have been inundated with water this month, and the Kankakee River was continuing to rise, after another round of rain overnight.
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.