Street Flooding, Street Closures in Northwest Suburbs from Friday’s Storms

FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ARLINGTON HEIGHTS AREA ISSUED AT 10:03 AM
HEAVY RAIN IS NOW A MAJOR ISSUE AS THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOW TRAINING IN ON OUR REGION
A series of storms

Thunderstorms in the area have produced rainfall rates of 1.5 to 2 inches per hour.

Flooded Streets List with Street Closures
Elmhurst Road is under water from Golf Road to Algonquin Road in the Mount Prospect – Des Plaines area.
People stranded in their cars. Mount Prospect Fire Department is helping people out of their cars. Strong smell of gasoline or fuel reported in the area. Mount Prospect Fire Department is helping people out of their cars. Fire department divers called to be on standby.

Busse Road flooded with at least 2.5 feet of water under I-90 bridge.
People stranded in their cars.

1800 block of South Elmhurst … people reported affected by fumes.


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Aerial view of Shell terminal where flooding affected the property on Friday.

Flooding affecting the Shell Terminal in 1600 block of East Algonquin Road.
Mount Prospect fire officials calling for an end-loader and a dump truck full of sand. HazMat technicians responding to the scene at the Shell Terminal.

Algonquin Road flooded west of Linneman in Mount Prospect.

Arlington Heights Road flooded under the Interstate 90 bridge.
Lanes blocked in both directions — affecting Arlington Heights and Elk Grove area.

Tonne and Seegers intersection flooded in Arlington Heights.
Affecting Arlington Heights area

Occupied car stranded at Tonne and Algonquin Road with rising water entering car.
Arlington Heights Fire Department responding for water rescue.

Several cars stranded in water in the area of Tonne, Algonquin and Seegers.

Flooding in the area of Biesterfield and Devon to Route 53 affecting Elk Grove area.

Flooding in Scarsdale neighborhood near 600 block of South Burton Place in Arlington Heights.

Water main break with gushing water at Northwest Highway and Wilke Road.

Several basements also reported flooded.