Overnight Storm Cause Flash Flooding in Herrin, IL - 7/13/2017

A second round of storms plowed across southern Illinois late Thursday evening after dark dropping another 1-3 inches of rain leading to flash flooding in many areas. Flash Flood Warnings were issued for parts of the region as this was one of several rounds of heavy-rain producing storms that hit the area. Herrin received nearly 1.5 inches of rain in 30 minutes causing significant street flooding in town.

Video package shot in the town of Herrin, Illinois, about two hours southeast of St. Louis and opens with a dramatic shot of homes with water up to them with a very vivid lightning strike behind and between the two homes. Many streets were impassable due to high water.