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Images: Flooding Wednesday in the northwest suburbs

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  • Juan Corona carries his grandson Felix Hernandez, four, from his flooded house which belongs to his daughter Alex Hernandez in Wheeling after storms dumped over five inches of water in a matter of hours. The house has over five feet of water in the basement and was still rising.

       Juan Corona carries his grandson Felix Hernandez, four, from his flooded house which belongs to his daughter Alex Hernandez in Wheeling after storms dumped over five inches of water in a matter of hours. The house has over five feet of water in the basement and was still rising.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Juan Corona carries his granddaughter Delanee Hernandez, 9, on his back from her flooded house in Wheeling after storms dumped over five inches of water on the area.

       Juan Corona carries his granddaughter Delanee Hernandez, 9, on his back from her flooded house in Wheeling after storms dumped over five inches of water on the area.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Greg Mandrek describes the damage to his cars and apartment after flooding at the Runaway Bay Apartments in Palatine on Wednesday.

       Greg Mandrek describes the damage to his cars and apartment after flooding at the Runaway Bay Apartments in Palatine on Wednesday.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Kurt and Cheryl Prell inspect the condition of their car after flooding at the Runaway Bay Apartments in Palatine on Wednesday.

       Kurt and Cheryl Prell inspect the condition of their car after flooding at the Runaway Bay Apartments in Palatine on Wednesday.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Floodwaters bubble up from a drain causing flooding along Arlington Heights Road south of Dundee Road in Buffalo Grove on Wednesday.

       Floodwaters bubble up from a drain causing flooding along Arlington Heights Road south of Dundee Road in Buffalo Grove on Wednesday.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Flooding along Arlington Heights Road and Dundee Road in Buffalo Grove caused major traffic problems on Wednesday.

       Flooding along Arlington Heights Road and Dundee Road in Buffalo Grove caused major traffic problems on Wednesday.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • An abandoned car sits on flooded Henley Street in front of Glenview State Bank at Waukegan Road in Glenview on Wednesday.

       An abandoned car sits on flooded Henley Street in front of Glenview State Bank at Waukegan Road in Glenview on Wednesday.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • A man and women try to move their car on Henley Street in Glenview at Waukegan Road Wednesday. Waukegan Road was closed both directions between Golf and Glenview Road.

       A man and women try to move their car on Henley Street in Glenview at Waukegan Road Wednesday. Waukegan Road was closed both directions between Golf and Glenview Road.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Buffalo Grove Fire Department personnel load a rescue boat back onto a trailer Wednesday after helping to evacuate some nearby residents as floodwaters rose in their homes.

       Buffalo Grove Fire Department personnel load a rescue boat back onto a trailer Wednesday after helping to evacuate some nearby residents as floodwaters rose in their homes.
    Melissa Silverberg | Staff Photographer

  • Lake Zurich village and fire department officials work the flooding scene along Bristol Trail Drive in Lake Zurich Wednesday.

       Lake Zurich village and fire department officials work the flooding scene along Bristol Trail Drive in Lake Zurich Wednesday.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • A car is submerged under water along Bristol Trail Road in Lake Zurich Wednesday morning as after heavy rains hit the area.

       A car is submerged under water along Bristol Trail Road in Lake Zurich Wednesday morning as after heavy rains hit the area.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • A vehicle is half under water along Bristol Trail Drive in Lake Zurich Wednesday following heavy rains.

       A vehicle is half under water along Bristol Trail Drive in Lake Zurich Wednesday following heavy rains.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

 

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