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Storms flood streets, strand vehicles in H-F Friday night

A series of thunderstorms pounding the area Friday night turned downtown Flossmoor into a temporary lake, stranding vehicles and damaging several businesses. According to the National Weather Service, the storms dumped 2.65 inches of rain in the three hours from 6:55 to 9:55 p.m., and that was only the most intense period of precipitation.

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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