Heavy rain causes Tiffin, St

Flood warnings issued for parts of the carolinas

Lightning and thunderstorms were in the region during the morning hours on Tuesday.

At 9:28 a.m., Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain continuing to fall over the warned area.

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for this area until 11 p.m. tonight. Residents along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property. A flood advisory continues through Thursday for the east branch of the DuPage River in Bolingbrook, affecting Will County.

A flood watch also was issued for the Fox River, which the Weather Service reports could affect Racine County.

A pair of geese float along the Clark Fork River which may crest 17 feet in some areas by the end of the week
A pair of geese float along the Clark Fork River which may crest 17 feet in some areas by the end of the week

Crest is now expected at 13.3 feet Wednesday afternoon.

Ponding of water is possible in low lying areas like ditches, culverts and fields.

Forecasters described both rivers' expected flooding as "minor", with the Tiffin expected to crest early Thursday morning at about 14.1 feet and the St. Joseph's 14.2-foot crest expected late Wednesday. They said up to 70 homes in that area were unreachable as a result to flooded roads.

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