IEMA and FEMA workers assess flood damage on the West Side. (WTTW News)

West Siders were hit particularly hard by floods nearly a month ago. More than 8 inches of rain flooded basements and ruined people's belongings.

Flooding in Chicago on July 6, 2023. (WTTW News)

The entire city was drenched with torrential rain earlier this week, but residents on the West Side were hit especially hard as more than 8 inches of rain fell in the Austin community and nearby suburbs.