Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has issued a State Disaster Proclamation for Kane, McHenry, and Lake counties after flooding in the region.
Flooding in northern parts of the Chicago area continued to shut down roadways, thretaen homes and close businesses Friday.
Carp swim down part of Grand Avenue as floodwaters continue to fill up streets in Gurnee.
Andy Avalos has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area.
As rain moves out of the Chicago area, several suburbs continue to grapple with flooding concerns Thursday morning, a battle that is far from over after record rainfall hit many northern communities.
Kalee Dionne is tracking the potential for severe weather in the Chicago area after overnight storms caused intense flooding.
Six Flags Great America has closed for the day because of flooding in the area, the park announced Wednesday on social media.
More waves of torrential rain are expected to move across the Chicago area throughout the day Wednesday, after earlier storms poured several inches on northern Illinois, causing massive flooding.
Overnight and morning storms dumped several inches of rain on parts of the Chicago area, causing intense flooding that forced drivers out of their vehicles and prompted numerous rescue efforts.
A tornado in Conroy, Iowa, was caught on video. The twister damaged crops and buildings on three properties but no one was injured.