Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago

Watch ends at noon

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    It’s going to be a sloppy drive this morning for many Chicagoland commuters as heavy rainfall continues dampen the city.  

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Northwest Indiana until noon. 

    Rain and thunderstorms moved in overnight and are expected to continue dumping precipitation on the area. Up to three inches is possible.

    The watch includes Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Will and Winnebago counties in Illinois and Lake and Porter counties in Northwest Indiana.

     

    Storms will continue to move across the area throughout the day Wednesday, but the brunt of the storm should pass by the afternoon. Rain and scattered showers are possible all day.  

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