Chicago Gets Soaked Again

Heavy rains fell across the Chicago metropolitan area again today (August 22, 2014). Here is the map of rainfall amounts from our volunteer CoCoRaHS network. You will get a slightly larger and more clear image if you click on the map below. Many sites in the orange have received the average August rainfall in just 1 day. The largest total so far is from an observer in Bloomingdale in DuPage County with 5.45 inches.

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Here are the reports for the morning of August 22, 2014, ranked from high to low. Most observers report between 7 and 8 am.

Station ID Station Name Total Precip (inches)
 IL-DP-72 Bloomingdale 0.9 NNE 5.45
 IL-CK-12 Bridgeview 1.3 NNW 4.86
 IL-GY-2 Dwight 4.1 NNW 4.82
 IL-LE-18 Sublette 0.1 NNE 4.78
 IL-CK-88 Countryside 0.8 ENE 4.69
 IL-CK-211 Oak Lawn 1.6 WNW 4.68
 IL-LS-36 Marseilles 2.8 NW 4.67
 IL-CK-152 Chicago Ridge 0.2 WSW 4.51
 IL-DP-77 Roselle 1.1 W 4.46
 IL-CK-149 Oak Lawn 0.5 SSW 4.41
 IL-CK-154 Worth 0.1 E 4.29
 IL-GY-19 South Wilmington 0.3 WNW 4.15
 IL-DP-109 Elmhurst 0.8 ESE 4.10
 IL-LS-25 Marseilles 5.6 WNW 4.10
 IL-DP-14 Westmont 1.2 SSE 4.05
 IL-KK-23 Bonfield 4.0 WSW 3.92
 IL-CK-148 Oak Lawn 1.9 SE 3.73
 IL-KN-11 St Charles 1.1 SW 3.70
 IL-LV-14 Odell 4.4 SE 3.70
 IL-CK-75 Elk Grove Village 2.2 WSW 3.69
 IL-CK-98 La Grange Park 0.7 SSW 3.64
 IL-CK-187 North Riverside 0.4 W 3.61
 IL-CK-145 Oak Park 1.5 S 3.59
 IL-DP-117 Elmhurst 2.0 SE 3.57
 IL-DP-38 Elmhurst 0.4 SW 3.55
 IL-CK-63 Elk Grove Village 0.6 ESE 3.52
 IL-KN-50 Elburn 2.7 NNE 3.48
 IL-CK-131 Schaumburg 2.0 E 3.45
 IL-DP-100 Bartlett 1.1 SE 3.35
 IL-LS-47 Earlville 7.6 SSE 3.35
 IL-KN-30 Elburn 0.4 NW 3.32
 IL-LS-50 Seneca 1.2 NNE 3.30
 IL-CK-82 Burnham-Hegewisch 1.6 NNW 3.19
 IL-LS-45 Streator 1.3 WSW 3.19
 IL-KN-63 Geneva 1.7 WSW 3.15
 IL-DP-85 Villa Park 1.0 NW 3.13
 IL-CK-61 Oak Park 1.0 SW 3.11
 IL-WF-19 Washburn 5.2 W 3.10
 IL-DP-29 Glen Ellyn 1.6 SSE 3.02
 IL-LS-51 Seneca 1.1 NNE 3.00
 IL-LV-17 Emington 2.2 SSE 3.00
 IL-LV-12 Streator 1.4 S 2.99
 IL-KN-62 Batavia 1.3 WNW 2.97
 IL-KN-58 Lily Lake 2.1 E 2.95
 IL-CK-202 River Forest 0.9 SSE 2.93
 IL-GY-9 Mazon 0.5 ENE 2.88
 IL-CK-240 Chicago 2.7 WNW 2.87
 IL-DP-79 Burr Ridge 1.9 SW 2.87
 IL-LS-17 Ottawa 1.6 N 2.82
 IL-CK-129 Schaumburg 2.7 WSW 2.81
 IL-KN-8 Geneva 3.3 WSW 2.81
 IL-LS-1 Ottawa 1.3 NW 2.78
 IL-DP-18 Downers Grove 2.1 SE 2.66
 IL-DP-40 Lombard 1.0 NNW 2.62
 IL-DP-98 Downers Grove 0.9 S 2.60
 IL-CK-192 Park Ridge 0.7 WNW 2.57
 IL-GY-12 Braceville 0.5 SSE 2.54
 IL-DP-63 Bartlett 1.0 SSE 2.51
 IL-KN-5 Batavia 0.7 WSW 2.44
 IL-CK-153 Alsip 0.2 E 2.42
 IL-CK-238 Elmwood Park 0.7 NNW 2.42
 IL-LS-49 North Utica 6.3 N 2.35
 IL-KN-78 Geneva 1.3 SSW 2.34
 IL-KN-104 Geneva 3.9 WSW 2.33
 IL-LE-14 Amboy 0.5 ESE 2.33
 IL-KN-79 Geneva 1.6 WSW 2.23
 IL-DP-49 Naperville 2.5 ESE 2.22
 IL-CK-180 Park Ridge 0.5 SSW 2.21
 IL-DP-32 Lisle 1.3 SE 2.16
 IL-CK-178 Rolling Meadows 0.9 ESE 2.15
 IL-DP-122 Clarendon Hills 0.5 NW 2.14
 IL-LS-39 Ottawa 0.5 NNW 2.14
 IL-KN-67 St. Charles 6.0 NW 2.13
 IL-KN-33 North Aurora 1.5 NE 2.12
 IL-KN-64 St. Charles 0.1 E 2.12
 IL-DK-21 De Kalb 0.6 SE 2.09
 IL-DP-118 Darien 0.4 SSE 2.09
 IL-DP-83 Lombard 1.2 NNW 2.05
 IL-CK-74 Oak Park 1.3 NNE 2.04
 IL-MCH-49 Cary 0.3 NE 2.04
 IL-DP-96 Lombard 1.0 WSW 2.02
 IL-LS-27 Oglesby 0.6 ESE 1.94
 IL-WF-12 Germantown Hills 1.3 NW 1.93
 IL-CK-121 Palatine 1.3 E 1.92
 IL-LS-34 La Salle 0.1 W 1.90
 IL-LV-7 Chatsworth 0.4 ESE 1.85
 IL-DK-10 Malta 0.4 SSE 1.84
 IL-CK-81 Arlington Heights 1.8 NNW 1.83
 IL-DP-42 Carol Stream 0.3 SSE 1.83
 IL-DP-69 Glen Ellyn 1.0 NE 1.81
 IL-DP-16 Aurora 3.6 SE 1.80
 IL-CK-107 Evanston 1.4 N 1.79
 IL-LS-2 Oglesby 0.4 N 1.79
 IL-CK-14 Chicago 5.5 ESE 1.78
 IL-CK-243 Elmwood Park 0.7 ESE 1.77
 IL-LS-12 Peru 0.6 SW 1.76
 IL-CK-32 Chicago 6.4 NNE 1.75
 IL-CK-175 Winnetka 1.2 S 1.75
 IL-WL-118 Elwood 4.6 NE 1.72
 IL-CK-235 Park Ridge 1.1 ENE 1.70
 IL-DP-101 Aurora 3.8 SE 1.66
 IL-PR-9 Dunlap 2.6 S 1.57
 IL-CK-106 Hoffman Estates 4.6 W 1.56
 IL-LS-46 Mendota 2.4 SE 1.56
 IL-KN-9 Elgin 1.0 S 1.54
 IL-KN-95 Elgin 2.5 W 1.53
 IL-IR-10 Buckley 0.2 SSE 1.52
 IL-CK-168 Ravenswood Manor 0.1 ESE 1.49
 IL-WL-119 Homer Glen 1.6 NW 1.47
 IL-DP-27 Naperville 2.1 ESE 1.45
 IL-WL-46 Peotone 0.4 ENE 1.45
 IL-KN-2 Elgin 2.3 WNW 1.39
 IL-WL-67 Channahon 2.5 SSE 1.38
 IL-KD-23 Montgomery 1.7 SSE 1.37
 IL-LV-10 Pontiac 0.7 ESE 1.37
 IL-WL-61 Channahon 0.8 NNE 1.37
 IL-WL-71 Plainfield 1.1 SW 1.37
 IL-CK-50 Palos Park 1.3 SW 1.35
 IL-KN-51 Sugar Grove 1.4 ENE 1.32
 IL-WL-25 Crete 2.6 E 1.32
 IL-WL-41 Peotone 0.5 ENE 1.32
 IL-LV-6 Pontiac 1.0 SE 1.31
 IL-MCH-43 Algonquin 0.7 N 1.31
 IL-KD-34 Plainfield 4.8 SW 1.30
 IL-WL-84 Beecher 3.4 ENE 1.30
 IL-WL-99 Manhattan 1.9 SE 1.29
 IL-DP-102 Bolingbrook 2.7 NE 1.28
 IL-WL-20 Manhattan 4.7 ENE 1.28
 IL-WL-79 Peotone 0.5 SE 1.27
 IL-CK-215 Glenview 0.9 SW 1.26
 IL-WL-93 New Lenox 4.2 SE 1.26
 IL-GY-20 Morris 2.5 SSE 1.25
 IL-WL-121 Monee 4.9 W 1.25
 IL-WN-19 Rockton 1.0 ESE 1.24
 IL-WL-36 Homer Glen 3.9 WNW 1.22
 IL-CK-206 Park Forest 1.0 SW 1.21
 IL-KN-107 South Elgin 0.9 WSW 1.20
 IL-SP-7 Davis 0.5 N 1.17
 IL-LK-39 Riverwoods 0.4 ENE 1.14
 IL-WL-104 Plainfield 2.7 SE 1.14
 IL-LK-25 Lincolnshire 1.3 WSW 1.13
 IL-KD-46 Oswego 1.0 SW 1.10
 IL-SP-18 Freeport 0.9 ESE 1.10
 IL-WL-16 Homer Glen 0.8 ENE 1.07
 IL-WL-51 Plainfield 2.4 SSE 1.06
 IL-FD-9 Gibson 3.0 WNW 1.05
 IL-WL-80 Lockport 1.3 SE 1.05
 IL-WL-100 Joliet 2.9 WNW 1.05
 IL-KD-5 Montgomery 0.8 SSE 1.04
 IL-WL-120 Joliet 1.2 W 1.04
 IL-KX-11 Galesburg 8.8 S 1.03
 IL-WL-82 Orland Park 4.6 WNW 1.03
 IL-HY-6 New Windsor 2.0 N 1.02
 IL-LK-16 Buffalo Grove 1.5 N 1.02
 IL-WL-64 Joliet 2.3 WNW 1.02
 IL-GY-10 Minooka 0.3 NE 1.01
 IL-CK-146 Glenwood 1.5 ESE 1.00
 IL-KN-82 Batavia 0.8 S 1.00
 IL-LS-7 Sheridan 3.4 SSE 1.00
 IL-LK-69 Highwood 0.9 S 0.99
 IL-CK-53 Glencoe 0.1 NW 0.98
 IL-CK-94 Lincolnwood 1.8 E 0.98
 IL-MCH-66 Harvard 2.8 SSE 0.97
 IL-FL-9 London Mills 1.4 SE 0.95
 IL-WL-111 New Lenox 1.0 NE 0.95
 IL-WF-14 El Paso 5.2 NNW 0.95
 IL-KX-9 Knoxville 0.7 NW 0.93
 IL-MCH-13 Bull Valley 2.5 WNW 0.92
 IL-KK-25 Bonfield 4.2 NNE 0.91
 IL-WL-50 Lockport 3.3 ESE 0.91
 IL-KD-24 Oswego 5.0 SSE 0.90
 IL-KN-91 Hampshire 0.7 W 0.89
 IL-DP-57 Aurora 3.5 NE 0.88
 IL-GY-4 Coal City 0.4 N 0.87
 IL-GY-16 Morris 6.4 ESE 0.87
 IL-WL-73 Wilmington 2.6 SE 0.86
 IL-MCH-61 Woodstock 1.5 WSW 0.84
 IL-WL-97 New Lenox 3.3 E 0.84
 IL-LK-11 Lincolnshire 0.9 N 0.83
 IL-GY-21 Coal City 2.8 N 0.82
 IL-WL-103 Joliet 1.8 NNE 0.80
 IL-CK-42 Mount Prospect 3.0 NE 0.79
 IL-LK-53 Lakemoor 1.5 SE 0.78
 IL-WL-108 Plainfield 4.1 NW 0.78
 IL-LK-15 Bannockburn 0.5 ESE 0.77
 IL-TZ-14 Morton 1.0 SSE 0.77
 IL-KK-28 Chebanse 0.4 NNE 0.76
 IL-WL-123 Bolingbrook 1.4 W 0.76
 IL-CK-232 Lincolnwood 3.2 E 0.75
 IL-GY-1 Carbon Hill 3.1 N 0.75
 IL-LV-4 Chenoa 3.9 NNW 0.75
 IL-TZ-1 Morton 1.0 S 0.74
 IL-WN-30 Pecatonica 2.3 S 0.74
 IL-KN-86 Elgin 7.5 WSW 0.72
 IL-LK-9 Lake Villa 1.1 SSW 0.72
 IL-LE-8 Ashton 0.4 SSW 0.71
 IL-LK-74 Mundelein 1.6 WNW 0.70
 IL-WL-72 New Lenox 2.9 ENE 0.69
 IL-LK-22 Lake Forest 2.1 NNE 0.68
 IL-MCD-5 Macomb 0.6 WNW 0.68
 IL-LK-70 Fox Lake 2.4 SE 0.67
 IL-WL-105 Plainfield 2.9 NNW 0.65
 IL-DP-75 Naperville 1.1 NW 0.64
 IL-MCH-59 Harvard 0.3 E 0.64
 IL-SP-6 Freeport 2.0 NW 0.64
 IL-WN-2 Roscoe 1.6 ESE 0.64
 IL-LK-54 Mundelein 0.5 NNE 0.62
 IL-MR-4 Aledo 0.4 NE 0.62
 IL-LK-86 Mundelein 1.8 NW 0.60
 IL-LK-13 Lake Bluff 1.3 W 0.59
 IL-MCL-2 Arrowsmith 1.7 NNE 0.59
 IL-MR-6 Aledo 0.4 NE 0.59
 IL-BU-8 Tiskilwa 2.1 N 0.58
 IL-DK-17 De Kalb 1.8 NNE 0.58
 IL-BN-14 Capron 0.1 N 0.57
 IL-KK-26 Kankakee 3.2 SE 0.55
 IL-CK-197 Orland Hills 0.6 SE 0.53
 IL-LK-42 Gurnee 1.6 W 0.53
 IL-LK-83 Antioch 3.4 WSW 0.53
 IL-WD-5 Morrison 3.2 E 0.53
 IL-LK-29 Lake Bluff 1.4 W 0.51
 IL-SP-8 Winslow 4.3 ESE 0.51
 IL-WD-14 Sterling 4.9 WSW 0.51
 IL-WL-63 New Lenox 1.8 SE 0.51
 IL-MCL-9 Danvers 1.7 WNW 0.50
 IL-SP-14 Freeport 1.7 ESE 0.50
 IL-DK-5 Cortland 0.3 SSW 0.49
 IL-MCH-33 Woodstock 3.8 SW 0.48
 IL-MCH-52 Woodstock 0.8 SSW 0.47
 IL-LK-3 Beach Park 1.4 W 0.45
 IL-LK-19 Waukegan 2.2 N 0.45
 IL-TZ-10 Tremont 3.6 E 0.45
 IL-LK-72 Wadsworth 1.4 SSE 0.44
 IL-MCL-23 Normal 1.9 ESE 0.44
 IL-IR-14 Watseka 6.9 WNW 0.43
 IL-OG-4 Byron 3.2 N 0.43
 IL-WN-14 Rockford 3.3 NE 0.43
 IL-BU-5 Princeton 1.1 SE 0.42
 IL-BU-9 La Moille 0.2 NNE 0.42
 IL-CK-64 Homewood 0.1 ESE 0.42
 IL-LK-8 Gurnee 2.5 NE 0.42
 IL-LK-84 Waukegan 1.7 E 0.40
 IL-LE-10 Dixon 3.0 NNW 0.39
 IL-WF-18 El Paso 6.2 SW 0.39
 IL-CK-170 Flossmoor 0.5 SW 0.38
 IL-HY-1 Orion 4.1 NW 0.38
 IL-MCL-18 Bloomington 3.2 NE 0.36
 IL-LE-5 Sterling 4.3 NE 0.35
 IL-MCL-17 Bloomington 2.7 NE 0.35
 IL-CR-11 Milledgeville 0.4 ESE 0.34
 IL-DP-78 Naperville 2.4 SE 0.34
 IL-MCL-32 Danvers 0.34
 IL-WN-8 Rockford 0.7 NW 0.34
 IL-KD-12 Yorkville 1.1 W 0.33
 IL-WL-113 New Lenox 2.1 SE 0.33
 IL-KK-34 Bradley 1.1 SW 0.32
 IL-WD-8 Coleta 1.4 SSW 0.32
 IL-IR-2 Ashkum 5.6 E 0.31
 IL-RI-10 Moline 1.1 N 0.31
 IL-CP-81 Dewey 1.6 NNW 0.30
 IL-LK-23 Winthrop Harbor 0.2 SSE 0.30
 IL-SP-17 Pearl City 0.4 SW 0.30
 IL-KK-22 Bourbonnais 1.5 NNE 0.29
 IL-KD-25 Yorkville 1.8 SSE 0.27
 IL-LK-27 Winthrop Harbor 0.7 SSW 0.27
 IL-LE-17 Dixon 1.5 SW 0.27
 IL-RI-3 Moline 0.9 N 0.27
 IL-RI-13 Moline 0.7 NNE 0.26
 IL-CR-12 Mount Carroll 6.8 NNW 0.25
 IL-HY-4 Atkinson 2.6 NNE 0.25
 IL-HY-8 Geneseo 2.0 NW 0.25
 IL-LG-32 Lincoln 2.7 NNE 0.22
 IL-OG-12 Davis Junction 1.1 SW 0.22
 IL-KD-7 Plano 0.4 NNE 0.20
 IL-WN-26 Rockford 1.5 ENE 0.20
 IL-KK-35 Bourbonnais 2.9 E 0.19
 IL-MCD-7 Colchester 3.5 NE 0.19
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