JOLIET, Ill. (AP)–The NASCAR Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway has been postponed by rain.
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Heavy rains caused more than just some flooding in the region.
BURBANK, Ill. (AP)–Overnight rains have flooded street after street in parts of Chicago’s southwest suburbs, stranding cars, inundating basements and yards and forcing some to get around in row boats and kayaks.
The month of June is behind us, and likely not a moment too soon thanks to all the weather yesterday that ended the month.
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Weather Service plans to send storm damage survey teams into parts of northern Illinois after strong storms and heavy rains.
Mother Nature gave many Galesburg residents one and maybe more wake-up calls overnight, but the weather didn’t cause the problems here it did in other parts of the state.
Strong to severe thunderstorms moved through the region once again yesterday, but much like the first round, they didn’t provide many problems, if any, in Galesburg.
The National Weather Service doesn’t have any storm reports for the immediate area, but storm spotters did tell forecasters that roughly one-and-a-third inches of rain fell in town in just three hours yesterday evening.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State agriculture officials say wet, cold weather has kept Illinois farmers out of their fields this spring. Only 1 percent of the corn crop has been planted.
The sound of hail hitting your house or your car may have given you an early wake-up call yesterday, as the first real spring storm of the season caused very few problems otherwise in the Galesburg area.