May 26, 2009 --Some Illinois residents are suffering from nonstop rain and flooding.Communities in Edwardsville and suburban St. Louis are the hardest hit. Five inches of rain fell in a six-hour period.
Drivers are coping with flooded streets. Homes and farms are deluged with water.
The rain came so fast that storm sewers couldn't keep up.
Cleanup efforts are being hampered by a forecast that indicates a continuing storm system.