Feds Offering Emergency Loans To Most Illinois Farmers After Extensive FloodingFarmers in every county in Illinois except one have been made eligible to receive low-interest loans from the federal government, to help them recover from extensive damage caused by flooding.
More Heavy Rain, Damaging Storms Expected To Hit Wednesday NightWith several areas south and west of Chicago only starting the recovery process after nine tornadoes touched down during Monday night’s storms, more severe weather was expected to hit the area Wednesday night and early Thursday.
Southwest Suburbs Hit Hardest By Flooding; Burbank Schools ClosedHeavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.
Heavy Rain Shuts Parts Of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Blue LineSeveral inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.
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.
Photos: Heavy Rains Bring Floods To Northern SuburbsHeavy rainfall that continued for several hours early Wednesday in the north and northwest suburbs left many streets and homes flooded.
Flooding Halts Some Metra Trains, Closes Part Of Edens ExpresswayContinuous heavy rainfall for several hours Wednesday morning caused flooding in several northern suburbs, and forced state police to shut down part of the Edens Expressway.
Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms To Soak Chicago AreaKeep your umbrella handy today. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago area.
Sunday's Rain Causes Flooding Problems For Homes Near MidwayGiven the drought conditions gripping the Midwest, the Chicago are really needs rain, but on Sunday, some areas got much more than they could handle.
Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Expected, Flash Flood Watch IssuedStrong storms bringing heavy rainfall to the Chicago area Sunday night could cause flash flooding, according to the National Weather Service.
Storms Bring Huge Hail, Violent WindsThe unseasonably warm temperatures yesterday evening gave way to pounding thunderstorms and hail amounting to 1 3/4 inches in some places.