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.
After a string of showers and thunderstorms rolled through the Chicagoland area, some evening commuters could be in for challenges on their trip home.
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.
Andy Avalos continues to track rain and storms in the Chicago area.
A round of powerful storms hit the Chicago area late Tuesday and into Wednesday...View gallery
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...