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Flood Watch Remains in Effect

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood watch, which will be in effect from Monday evening through late Tuesday night. An estimated 1 to 2 inches of rain has already fallen since Monday, and additional amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through tonight. This will cause flooding and rises on most area rivers and creeks. A cold front will move across the area tonight, and rain may turn to freezing rain or may mix with sleet or snow briefly before ending. Ice accumulation and glazing is possible overnight. Many area rivers will flood today or tonight.
The National Weather Service expects the following hazards:
  • Limited Thunderstorm Risk
  • Extreme Flooding Risk
  • Elevated Fog Risk
  • Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk
Precautionary measures should be taken, especially by those living in areas prone to flooding. Please use caution when driving since ice accumulation will make travel more dangerous.

City staff are monitoring the situation regularly. For regular weather updates, please monitor the National Weather Service website
Should your street become flooded, please contact Public Works during business hours at 847.432.0807 or report it through the City's non-emergency request tracker, which will allow residents to see if their street has already been reported and allow residents to see the status of the work. After hours, please call the City's non-emergency number at 847.432.7730. If you have an emergency, call 911.

Read all Feb. 20 Flood Information: