UPDATE: St. Charles Tops List of 48-Hour Rain Totals
Gilberts got the most rain Sunday night to early Monday morning. But St. Charles moved into the lead for 48-hour rain totals, recording 2.34 inches as of this morning (Tuesday, May 15, 2018).
Elgin was next, with 1.94 inches, following by Geneva with 1.72 inches and Batavia with 1.69 inches, according to the National Weather Service Chicago.
The top rain producer in the region was Gurnee, which collected 3.39 inches of rain in the 48-hour period.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible through early afternoon today (south of Interstate 80. Severe weather is not expected, but isolated gusty winds and small hail may occur with the strongest cells.
Elsewhere across the area, there were reports of hail and wind damage.
Here are links to additional, up-to-date information:
- Weather Watcher Page
- Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook | Text
- Local Storm Reports
- NWS Graphical Forecasts
- Severe Weather Preparedness
- Flood Preparedness
Kane County Top 48-Hour Rain Totals
- St. Charles 6NW (Kane) — 2.34
- Elgin 8WSW (Kane) — 1.94
- Elgin 1S (Kane) — 1.74
- Elgin (Kane) — 1.74
- Elgin 2WNW (Kane) — 1.73
- Geneva 4WSW (Kane) — 1.72
- Batavia 2WNW (Kane) — 1.69
- Batavia 1WNW (Kane) — 1.57
- Elgin (Kane) — 1.53
- North Aurora 2NE (Kane) — 1.22
Kane County Top 24-Hour Rain Totals
- Gilberts (Kane) — 0.51
- Elgin (Kane) — 0.47
- Elgin 1S (Kane) — 0.47
- Elgin 2WNW (Kane) — 0.33
- Elgin 2W (Kane) — 0.30
- Geneva 1SSW (Kane) — 0.27
- Batavia 2WNW (Kane) — 0.25
- Lily Lake 2E (Kane) — 0.19
- Batavia 1WNW (Kane) — 0.18
- Batavia 1WSW (Kane) — 0.13