No one could simply cross the street in Chicago this weekend. The flooding has only gotten worse. The day following these storms, you had to jump over those big puddles pooled at almost every corner, and stand a ways back just to avoid being splashed by any inattentive cars passing by. Outside the city, Fox […]
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Last week’s flash flood and flood events hurt many homes and businesses in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. We’re still expecting more bad storms this summer, and wanted to share some of the potential damage this kind of weather can cause. Conditions can become dangerous very quickly — so stay safe, and always call a professional […]
What kinds of floods exist? Why do they happen, and where? Here’s a quick primer on what you need to know and what to keep an eye on.
Four years ago, the Illinois river flooded — and it was pretty severe. Following the flood, the state government asked over 100 Illinois families to sell their homes in the flood zone. Due to a current budget crisis, the families are no longer expected to get some of the money that they were promised.