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updated: 6/9/2011 2:20 PM

Images: Severe storm damage and flooding.

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  • A vehicles moves through high standing water on Main St. in downtown Wheaton just north of Roosevelt Rd.

       A vehicles moves through high standing water on Main St. in downtown Wheaton just north of Roosevelt Rd.
    Daniel white | Staff Photographer

  • Bill Hills pauses to look at the South end of Lake Ellyn which was over its banks Thursday. The flooding extended onto the track at Glenbard West High School.

       Bill Hills pauses to look at the South end of Lake Ellyn which was over its banks Thursday. The flooding extended onto the track at Glenbard West High School.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Day turns into night and rain pounds commuters as they wait for the 8:01 a.m. Metra express train to Chicago Thursday morning at the Arlington Heights station.

       Day turns into night and rain pounds commuters as they wait for the 8:01 a.m. Metra express train to Chicago Thursday morning at the Arlington Heights station.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Main Street in Wheaton was closed Thursday morning due to flooding between Parkway and Thomas.

       Main Street in Wheaton was closed Thursday morning due to flooding between Parkway and Thomas.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • High winds apparently knocked over the awning of a Shell station at Ogden and Yackley in Lisle.

       High winds apparently knocked over the awning of a Shell station at Ogden and Yackley in Lisle.
    Daniel white | Staff Photographer

  • High winds apparently knocked over the awning of a Shell station at Ogden and Yackley in Lisle.

       High winds apparently knocked over the awning of a Shell station at Ogden and Yackley in Lisle.
    Daniel white | Staff Photographer

  • Two vehicles remain stranded in high standing water on Main St. in downtown Wheaton, just north of Roosevelt Rd.

       Two vehicles remain stranded in high standing water on Main St. in downtown Wheaton, just north of Roosevelt Rd.
    Daniel white | Staff Photographer

  • High winds apparently knocked over the awning of a Shell station at Ogden and Yackley in Lisle.

       High winds apparently knocked over the awning of a Shell station at Ogden and Yackley in Lisle.
    Daniel white | Staff Photographer

  • Cooler temperatures created a fog-like atmosphere over warmer waters of Bangs Lake in Wauconda Thursday morning. A great blue heron finds a nice perch at the Wauconda Boat docks.

       Cooler temperatures created a fog-like atmosphere over warmer waters of Bangs Lake in Wauconda Thursday morning. A great blue heron finds a nice perch at the Wauconda Boat docks.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Debbie Sill shows how high the water was earlier Thursday morning following overnight storms. Her yard in unincorporated Lisle Township has flooded each year the 16 years her family has lived on Fender Rd.

       Debbie Sill shows how high the water was earlier Thursday morning following overnight storms. Her yard in unincorporated Lisle Township has flooded each year the 16 years her family has lived on Fender Rd.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • A tow-truck driver examines a stuck car on Main Street in Wheaton which was closed Thursday morning due to flooding between Parkway and Thomas.

       A tow-truck driver examines a stuck car on Main Street in Wheaton which was closed Thursday morning due to flooding between Parkway and Thomas.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Rain floods Miner Street in Arlington Heights as towering storm clouds darken the sky Thursday morning in Arlington Heights.

       Rain floods Miner Street in Arlington Heights as towering storm clouds darken the sky Thursday morning in Arlington Heights.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

 

The strong storms that moved through the area thursday left area roads flooded and a gas station in lisle damaged.

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