We've got a bit of rain in Chicago this morning:
UPDATE: 7:00 am
Arlington Heights 93 mm
Mundelein 65 mm of rain
Wheeling Chicago Executive airport 107 mm between 4-7am
Lake Zurich 135 mm
McHenry 134 mm- Most of it falling since 3am
Crystal Lake 24 hour rainfall 114 mm
The rain has shut down area transportation:
Flooding has closed the Edens Expressway at Pratt Avenue this morning and has stopped at least three trains on Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line.
The expressway was closed around 7 a.m., according to the Illinois State Police. Officers were diverting northbound traffic at Peterson Avenue and southbound traffic at Touhy Avenue.
Here's the one-hour rainfall total from the National Weather Service:
And the current image, showing a line of storms stalled across the region:
I'm debating going into the office...