Update 11AM CDT…
FLASH FLOOD WARTNING ENDED AT 11AM _ BUT AREA FLOOD ADVISORY
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR CENTRAL LAKE IL COUNTY...WARNING ENDED FOR MCHENRY COUNTY At 710 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported ongoing flash flooding, some significant, due to heavy rain that had occurred late Friday night into early this morning in Lake County. Between 2 and 5 inches of rain have fallen, with additional isolated thunderstorms possible through this morning. The flash flooding includes along portions of U.S. Highway 41, Illinois Highway 137, and Illinois 176. It also includes in and near the community of Lake Bluff. HAZARD...Significant flash flooding. SOURCE...Law enforcement. IMPACT...Rapid-onset, significant flooding of creeks, drainage ditches, and urban areas. Possible flooding of structures. Widespread roadway flooding. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Waukegan, Lake Bluff, North Chicago, Gurnee, Mundelein, Highland Park, Vernon Hills, Zion, Grayslake, Libertyville, Lake Forest, Round Lake, Beach Park, Gages Lake, Hawthorn Woods, Park City, Round Lake Park, Highwood, Green Oaks and Wadsworth. This includes the Skokie River, Bull Creek, and immediate tributaries to the Des Plaines River. Motorists traveling this morning should use extreme caution in this area, and consider delaying travel plans until after 11 AM CDT. ____________________________________________________________________
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR LAKE IL AND EAST CENTRAL MCHENRY COUNTIES... At 702 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported ongoing flooding of multiple roadways, mainly in Lake County. Between 2 and 5 inches of rain have fallen, with highest amounts in central to eastern Lake County, where a Flash Flood Warning continues until 11 AM CDT. Localized flash flooding is likely occurring in parts of eastern McHenry and western Lake Counties. HAZARD...Flash flooding. SOURCE...Law enforcement. IMPACT...Rapid-onset flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, as well as other poor drainage and low lying areas. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Waukegan, Lake Bluff, Crystal Lake, North Chicago, Gurnee, Mundelein, Highland Park, Round Lake Beach, McHenry, Vernon Hills, Zion, Grayslake, Libertyville, Lake Forest, Round Lake, Antioch, Wauconda, Fox Lake, Lake Villa, Island Lake and Lindenhurst.