Gov. Bruce Rauner declared DeKalb and Ogle counties state disaster areas after severe thunderstorms and tornadoes tore through the area Thursday. At least two people were reported dead in DeKalb County and dozens were injured.
After days of rain, severe thunderstorms dumped nearly five inches of precipitation Wednesday and overnight into Thursday morning, flooding highways and roads across the city. We have the latest updates on closures and weather. Submit your flood photos here.