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Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 01:15 PM CDT

Six Flags Great America Closes for Flooding

Six Flags Great America Closes for Flooding

Six Flags Great America has closed for the day because of flooding in the area, the park announced Wednesday on social media.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:31 AM CDT

More Storms, Torrential Rain Take Aim at Chicago Area

More Storms, Torrential Rain Take Aim at Chicago Area

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.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:04 AM CDT

Rainfall Totals Across Chicago Area So Far

Rainfall Totals Across Chicago Area So Far

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.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 03:11 PM CDT

Tornado Touches Down in Central Iowa

Tornado Touches Down in Central Iowa

A tornado in Conroy, Iowa, was caught on video. The twister damaged crops and buildings on three properties but no one was injured.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 03:49 PM CDT

Commute Could Hit Snags as Flooding, Storms Continue

Commute Could Hit Snags as Flooding, Storms Continue

After a string of showers and thunderstorms rolled through the Chicagoland area, some evening commuters could be in for challenges on their trip home.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 09:17 AM CDT

'River in Our Front Yard': Video of Flooding in Vernon Hills

'River in Our Front Yard': Video of Flooding in Vernon Hills

Video from Vernon Hills resident Sherry Loeber shows flooding amid storms in the north Chicago suburb Wednesday morning. "We have a river in our front yard," she told NBC 5. 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 09:08 AM CDT

Forecast: Humid & Stormy

Forecast: Humid & Stormy

Andy Avalos continues to track rain and storms in the Chicago area. 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 08:15 AM CDT

Track Rain and Storms on Live Doppler 5 Radar

Track Rain and Storms on Live Doppler 5 Radar

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:05 AM CDT

Striking Photos Show Lightning, Flooding in July 12 Storms

A round of powerful storms hit the Chicago area late Tuesday and into Wednesday...View gallery

  • [UGCChicago-CJ-Weather-weather]Severe electrical storm cloud
  • [UGCChicago-CJ-Weather-weather]Woodstock weather watch
  • [UGCChicago-CJ-Weather-weather]Lightning Picture
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 06:50 AM CDT

Heavy Flooding Hits Lake County After Overnight Storms

Heavy Flooding Hits Lake County After Overnight Storms

Footage shows a closer look at the impact of overnight storms in Lake County. Heavy flooding was reported across the area. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports live from Libertyville where officials were rescuing a...

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