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Another heavy rainstorm brings flooding to some areas in Flossmoor

A second major rainstorm in the last four weeks again brought flooding to low-lying areas in Flossmoor.

Heavy rains began early Thursday morning and continued through much of the day, with the National Weather Service issuing a warning about flood conditions that may follow the storm.

As of 8 a.m., 1.96 inches of rain had fallen in Homewood and 1.68 inches were recorded in Flossmoor, the weather service reported.

Flossmoor Public Works Director John Brunke said some flooding followed the storm, which he called “severe.”

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