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Images: Friday scenes of flooding in Lake, Cook and Kane counties

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See cleanup and images of flooding Friday from the suburbs. While rain has moved out of the area and roadways closed by floods slowly are starting to reopen, record-setting floodwaters continue to rush in from the north, causing area rivers and lakes to rise near the bursting point.

Galen Hiestand as well as Jacob and Mike Herz lend  a helping hand to push the stalled car of Tom Bonanno out of the water on River Road in Des Plaines after he drove through it trying to get to his son's house.
  Galen Hiestand as well as Jacob and Mike Herz lend a helping hand to push the stalled car of Tom Bonanno out of the water on River Road in Des Plaines after he drove through it trying to get to his son's house.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, left, pauses near hundreds of sandbags and the flooded McClure Avenue, back left, with Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor and IEMA Director James Joseph, right, Friday during a stop in Gurnee to survey flood damage.
  Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, left, pauses near hundreds of sandbags and the flooded McClure Avenue, back left, with Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor and IEMA Director James Joseph, right, Friday during a stop in Gurnee to survey flood damage.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Tom Bonanno drives through standing water on River Road in Des Plaines to try and reach his son's house. His car stalled. He ended up getting an assist as he was pushed out by Galen Hiestand, Jacob and Mike Herz.
  Tom Bonanno drives through standing water on River Road in Des Plaines to try and reach his son's house. His car stalled. He ended up getting an assist as he was pushed out by Galen Hiestand, Jacob and Mike Herz.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, center, talks with Gurnee homeowner Shawn Depke, right, as they survey the rising Des Plaines River near his homes at Grand Avenue and O'Plaine Road Friday.
  Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, center, talks with Gurnee homeowner Shawn Depke, right, as they survey the rising Des Plaines River near his homes at Grand Avenue and O'Plaine Road Friday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Water continues to rise in the parking lot of the Fox Lake Town Center on Friday.
  Water continues to rise in the parking lot of the Fox Lake Town Center on Friday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Sandbags are filled and ready to go in the Warren Township High School parking lot in Gurnee. A rising Des Plaines River continues to flood the town.
  Sandbags are filled and ready to go in the Warren Township High School parking lot in Gurnee. A rising Des Plaines River continues to flood the town.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Sandbags are loaded and ready for delivery nearby as Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner talks in Gurnee Friday morning at Warren Township High School's O'Plaine campus. Gov. Rauner stopped in Gurnee to survey the flooding situation due to rising Des Plaines River waters.
  Sandbags are loaded and ready for delivery nearby as Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner talks in Gurnee Friday morning at Warren Township High School's O'Plaine campus. Gov. Rauner stopped in Gurnee to survey the flooding situation due to rising Des Plaines River waters.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Grand Avenue in Gurnee is closed due to flood waters from the Des Plaines River on Friday. Gurnee police watch over the Grand Avenue and O'Plaine Road intersection.
  Grand Avenue in Gurnee is closed due to flood waters from the Des Plaines River on Friday. Gurnee police watch over the Grand Avenue and O'Plaine Road intersection.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Rising water from the Des Plaines River covers McClure Avenue in Gurnee Friday.
  Rising water from the Des Plaines River covers McClure Avenue in Gurnee Friday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Sandbags are ready to be delivered Friday morning at Warren Township High School's O'Plaine Campus in Gurnee.
  Sandbags are ready to be delivered Friday morning at Warren Township High School's O'Plaine Campus in Gurnee.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik, bottom right, talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner as he surveys flooding Friday morning near Grand Avenue and O'Plaine Road in Gurnee. Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor, right, listens in.
  Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik, bottom right, talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner as he surveys flooding Friday morning near Grand Avenue and O'Plaine Road in Gurnee. Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor, right, listens in.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
This Daily Herald drone photo shows homes heavily affected by rising flood waters along Marine Drive in the Meyer's Bayview Terrace subdivision in unincorporated Fox Lake.
  This Daily Herald drone photo shows homes heavily affected by rising flood waters along Marine Drive in the Meyer's Bayview Terrace subdivision in unincorporated Fox Lake.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Rising water is affecting Lakefront Park in Fox Lake Friday.
  Rising water is affecting Lakefront Park in Fox Lake Friday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
This Daily Herald drone photo shows heavy flooding on Lakeside Lane in Fox Lake.
  This Daily Herald drone photo shows heavy flooding on Lakeside Lane in Fox Lake.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
This Daily Herald drone photo shows heavy flooding in the Meyer's Bayview Terrace subdivision in unincorporated Fox Lake.
  This Daily Herald drone photo shows heavy flooding in the Meyer's Bayview Terrace subdivision in unincorporated Fox Lake.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Rich Braunsdorf with Gordy's Marine on Route 12 in Fox Lake checks on the sandbag wall in place behind the business Friday afternoon. The Gordy's employees began placing sandbags Thursday morning to combat rising Pistakee Lake waters.
  Rich Braunsdorf with Gordy's Marine on Route 12 in Fox Lake checks on the sandbag wall in place behind the business Friday afternoon. The Gordy's employees began placing sandbags Thursday morning to combat rising Pistakee Lake waters.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Des Plaines city workers use chain saws to cut and remove a tree that fell across Big Bend Drive as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning.
  Des Plaines city workers use chain saws to cut and remove a tree that fell across Big Bend Drive as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning.
Chacour Koop | Staff Photographer
Water was flooding homes in Des Plaines as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning. Flood levels are expected to remain high through the weekend.
  Water was flooding homes in Des Plaines as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning. Flood levels are expected to remain high through the weekend.
Chacour Koop | Staff Photographer
A Des Plaines resident bikes through water flowing across Hawthorne Lane in Des Plaines, where residents were evacuating as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning.
  A Des Plaines resident bikes through water flowing across Hawthorne Lane in Des Plaines, where residents were evacuating as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning.
Chacour Koop | Staff Photographer
Residents off Rand Road in Des Plaines used sandbags to hold back floodwaters as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning.
  Residents off Rand Road in Des Plaines used sandbags to hold back floodwaters as the Des Plaines River crested Friday morning.
Chacour Koop | Staff Photographer
Residents wade through floodwaters near Big Bend Drive in Des Plaines as the Des Plaines River reached near-record levels Friday.
  Residents wade through floodwaters near Big Bend Drive in Des Plaines as the Des Plaines River reached near-record levels Friday.
Chris Placek | Staff Photographer
In this panoramic photo, Tyler Creek floods over Eagle Road in Elgin as flooding in the Fox Valley continues.
  In this panoramic photo, Tyler Creek floods over Eagle Road in Elgin as flooding in the Fox Valley continues.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
In this panoramic photo, Tyler Creek floods over its banks on North Lyle Ave in Elgin as flooding in the Fox Valley continues.
  In this panoramic photo, Tyler Creek floods over its banks on North Lyle Ave in Elgin as flooding in the Fox Valley continues.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
In this panoramic photo, Tyler Creek floods over Hoxie Ave in Elgin blocking access to homes as flooding in the Fox Valley continues.
  In this panoramic photo, Tyler Creek floods over Hoxie Ave in Elgin blocking access to homes as flooding in the Fox Valley continues.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Island Park in Geneva is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
  Island Park in Geneva is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Island Park in Geneva is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
  Island Park in Geneva is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A cyclist stops at Island Park in Geneva as the area is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
  A cyclist stops at Island Park in Geneva as the area is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Boy Scout Island in St. Charles is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
  Boy Scout Island in St. Charles is closed due to the swelling Fox River.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Business Metro Self Storage near River Road in Des Plaines is stocked with sandbags as the Des Plaines river rises.
  Business Metro Self Storage near River Road in Des Plaines is stocked with sandbags as the Des Plaines river rises.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Galen Hiestand as well as Jacob and Mike Herz push the stalled car of Tom Bonanno out of the water on River Road in Des Plaines after he drove through it trying to get to his son's house. Here he sits trapped moments before the rescue.
  Galen Hiestand as well as Jacob and Mike Herz push the stalled car of Tom Bonanno out of the water on River Road in Des Plaines after he drove through it trying to get to his son's house. Here he sits trapped moments before the rescue.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Waters rise on River Road in Des Plaines.
  Waters rise on River Road in Des Plaines.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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