Heavy rains and snowmelt have led to flooding along rivers across northern Illinois, and Flood Warnings remain in effect for waterways in the Rockford area.
Crews used boats to help residents evacuate their homes in northern Indiana after rainstorms sweeping across the Midwest on Wednesday combined with melting snow to flood rivers.
A storm system that's brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains was being blamed for fatal crashes in three states.
Showers and the occasional thunderstorm are expected Monday and Tuesday, as warmer temps and more heavy fog move into the area.
A winter storm that pounded the Midwest caused at least two deaths Friday, authorities said, while closing schools and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
Six-to-eight inches fell around the city and some places south are still seeing heavy snowfall as officials warn about travel dangers.
A Winter Storm Warning will be in effect beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday night as 6-10 inches of snow is expected to fall in northern Illinois.
Forecasters are calling for a second round of heavy snowfall this week, with anywhere from 5-9 inches expected to begin falling Thursday evening and continuing through Friday.
Below-zero temperatures continue to grip the Rockford area as another round of heavy snowfall is expected Monday afternoon.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois' state climatologist says January weather was colder and drier than normal in the state without much snow. Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel said Friday that the statewide average temperature last month was 24.1…
Flood warnings have been issued on sections of the Rock and Pecatonica rivers, Friday, and officials are warning of an elevated fire risk due to high winds.
Warmer temps and high winds Friday will give way to frigid conditions by Sunday, and the Pec River is under a flood advisory.
Temperatures are expected to hover around 40 for the next two days. Partly sunny skies are in store Saturday with freezing temps overnight.
Mild accumulations of snow are expected Sunday night into Monday morning as a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued.
Rain and rapidly falling temperatures will lead to icy conditions Thursday night, as a Winter Weather Advisory has been called for most of northern Illinois.