WGIL News Audio: 7am News, Sports and Obits click HERE | For the latest WGIL news click HERE

Flood Warnings Issued After Severe Illinois Storms

WGIL Newsroom . Local News, State News 310

CHICAGO (AP) — The National Weather Service plans to send storm damage survey teams into parts of northern Illinois after strong storms and heavy rains.

The weather service says the teams will deploy Tuesday. They’ll focus on Earlville in LaSalle County, Grant Park in Kankakee County, Morris in Grundy County and Plainfield in Will County.

The Rock Island Argus reports residents in one East Moline neighborhood were asked to evacuate because of significant flash flooding.

Flood warnings have been issued for the Chicago area and areas across northern and central Illinois. There were localized road closures in the Chicago area.

In western and southern Illinois there is a flood warning along the Mississippi River due to backwater.

Two rounds of severe storms moved across the region late Monday.

All AP stories are Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

The following provision applies to all visitors (which shall include persons and representatives of legal entities, whether such representatives are persons or digital engines of a kind that crawls, indexes, scrapes, copies, stores or transmits digital content). By accessing this Web site or digital service, you specifically acknowledge and agree that: (i) Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium; (ii) No Associated Press materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use; (iii) The Associated Press will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing; (iv) The Associated Press is an intended third party beneficiary of these terms and conditions and it may exercise all rights and remedies available to it; and (v) The Associated Press reserves the right to audit possible unauthorized commercial use of AP materials or any portion thereof at any time.

Follow us on Twitter