Rainfall Totals Across Chicago Area So Far - NBC Chicago

Rainfall Totals Across Chicago Area So Far

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    Kalee Dionne is tracking the potential for severe weather in the Chicago area after overnight storms caused intense flooding. 

    (Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017)

    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.

    Though rainfall continued throughout the morning for some suburbs, with a Flash Flood Warning in effect through the afternoon, early reports indicated more than 5 inches of rain had fallen by 3:30 a.m. 

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    According to the National Weather Service, here are some of the rainfall totals reported so far (these numbers will be updated throughout the day to reflect changes): 

    Lake Bluff: 5.38 inches

    Fox Lake: 4.46 inches

    Lake Villa: 5.31 inches

    Elgin: 4.6 inches

    Lindenhurst: 4.20 inches

    Gurnee: 5.40 inches

    Hoffman Estates: 1.70 inches

    Libertyville: 5.17 inches

    Lincolnshire: 1.01 inches

    Round Lake Park: 7.13 inches

    Mundelein: 6.75 inches

    Lakemoor: 2.42 inches