More rain is coming our way today, in fact some could be heavy this afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch Today.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Illinois and northwest Indiana, including the
following areas, in Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Ford, Grundy,
Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Lake IL,
Livingston, and Will. In northwest Indiana, Lake IN.
* Several waves of moderate to locally heavy rainfall are expected
today. Showers and thunderstorms may produce localized rainfall
totals of an inch to an inch and a half. Given that the ground
is saturated from the previous heavy rainfall, any additional
rainfall may cause flash flooding.
* Localized flash flooding and flooding of poor drainage areas
will be possible, along with additional rises on rivers,
streams, creeks, and retention ponds.
There are already several roads that are closed according to WGN-TV:
If your are flying out of Midway or O’hare check your flight ahead of time. There are some cancellations and delays this morning.