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Heavy Rains Create Flooding In Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 18: Motorists drive through water on a flooded exit ramp from the Kennedy Expressway on April 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Thunderstorms dumped up to 5 inches of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight, closing sections the Edens, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways, which lead to and from downtown, during the morning rush. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding hits Midwest

Heavy rains and flooding have slammed the Midwest region, shutting major

expressways, delaying commuter trains for hours, cancelling flights and

closing dozens of suburban schools.