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The period from August 12th-20th was a wet one across much of the region, with numerous rounds of thunderstorms with efficient rainfall rates.  Of particular note were the following dates:

  • August 12:  After morning storms, evening storms produce 2" to 5" along and just north of the I-55 corridor.
  • August 15:  Heavy rainfall of up to 3" to 5" in east central Illinois and northwest Indiana.
  • August 18 (early morning):  Dixon area sees 3" to 5+" of rain in the early morning hours.
  • August 18 (afternoon and night):  Parts of east central Illinois and northwest Indiana see 2" to 4" of rain.
August 7th-20th Rainfall
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