Widespread Flooding In Northwest Suburbs And Chicagoland

Numerous reports of roadways and basements flooded in Chicagoland after at least 2 inches of rain fell since about 1:00 a.m. Up to an additional two inches of rain is forecast for today, and the area is still under a Flash Flood Warning and a Flood Warning.

The Des Plaines River is expected to reach record levels in Des Plaines and Riverside today. Water is expected to be over the banks.

Radar indicates wide areas of thunderstorms moving from southwest to northeast.

Edens expressway multiple people stuck inside their cars in flooded roadway at Winnetka underpass.

Dan Ryan Expressway south by 159th Street.

Expressway and ramps underwater at I-290 westbound to the Roosevelt Extension and I-294 southbound ramp -- completely under water and impassible.

Roadway underwater near Rand Road and Wilke Road.

Roadway flooded at Elmhurst Road from Dempster down to Algonquin Road.

Roadway flooded at Algonquin Road Eastbound at Route 83 -- very deep.

Roadway flooded Braintree south of Weathersfield, Schaumburg

Woodfield Road flooded between Plum Grove Road and National Parkway.

Roadway flooded on Baldwin between Ela Road and Roselle Rd including residents along Clover. Several streets impassable in the subdivision.

Streets flooded Grove and Fernandez, Arlington Heights

Roadway flooded at Elk Grove Boulevard near Elk Grove High School

Basement flooded in the 2500 block of East Grove Street Arlington Heights

Basement flooded

Basement flooded in the 1100 block of West Pickwick Arlington Heights

Roadway and property flooded at 132 and Grand Avenue.

Evacuation of a mobile home neighborhood along the Illinois Michigan Canal in Utica, Illinois.

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