Flooding Possible in Northern Illinois Due to Torrential Rainfall on Monday

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Chicago, IL – Northern Illinois is on high alert as forecasters predict torrential rainfall for Monday, following an unexpectedly serene spring weekend. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a warning that the heavy downpours and scattered thunderstorms, peaking in the afternoon and evening, could lead to localized flooding, especially in low-lying areas.

According to the National Weather Service, residents should prepare for significant weather disruptions. The anticipated rainfall could result in ponding on roads, increasing the risk of hazardous driving conditions during the evening commute. Authorities are advising the public to avoid flooded roadways and report any flooding incidents to local law enforcement.

The storms are expected to bring a temporary drop in temperatures, with cooler weather scheduled for Tuesday before conditions normalize by midweek. Residents across the region are advised to stay informed via local weather updates and take necessary precautions to safeguard their properties and personal safety.

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