ST. JOHN | A burst valve on a hot water heater Sunday flooded a back room at the St. John branch of the Lake County Public Library, forcing its closure on Monday.
MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana was expected to remain under a flash flood warning until early Sunday with as much as 1.5 inches of rain falling in an hour, officials said.
Thunderstorms brought lightning and rain to the region Thursday night, flooding roads and knocking out power.
Rochelle Davis, left, president and CEO of the Healthy Schools Campaign, holds up a blueprint of the new schoolyard at Grissom Elementary School with Alderman John Pope, D-10th Ward, and Mariyana Spyropoulos, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago chairman of finance.
A thunderstorm that blew through the region Tuesday night left little evidence of its presence Wednesday morning.
The recent spate of rain is filling streets and rushing through ditches, but those overseeing the Little Calumet and Kankakee rivers said levels are fine for now.
The third coldest and snowiest winter in Chicago history has clearly overstayed its welcome, but there is some good news coming from the miserable season.
Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
Officials warned residents to brace for the possibility of flooding Thursday.
Relief is finally in sight from the bitter cold that gripped its hold on the region for weeks, but with it comes concern about flooding from melting mounds of snow.
SHELBY | The Kankakee River at Shelby is under a flood warning until further notice due to weekend rains and melting snow.
Freezing fog created some slippery roads Friday morning , but temperatures were expected to rise above freezing by noon, lifting the fog and glaze.
HAMMOND | Dozens of pizzas brought in by the owners of Hasse Construction helped create an atmosphere for open discussions Friday on the 6600 block of California Avenue.
HAMMOND | About 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Tina Cruz and David Velasco walked to their back door to check out the storm.
Heavy rains Wednesday night and early Thursday caused few problems in the region.
Offering perspective on today's issues
Bill Jackson, a member on the Dyer Stormwater Management Board, leads an open discussion on funding opportunities for a flood control reservoir during a city meeting in Dyer.
GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday tapped NIES Engineering Inc. to study how to corral stormwater at the former Griffith Golf Course.
CHICAGO | In 1998, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago executed an agreement with the owner of the Thornton quarry to mine the north lobe of the quarry for use as an important component of the district's Tunnel and Reservoir Plan, or TARP.
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