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Storms in Libertyville cause flooding

Jacob Kemp
As a result of the flooding, many roads, such as Oak Spring Road, were closed for a majority of Wednesday, July 12. Flooding covered several streets, making it difficult and dangerous for cars to pass through.

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On the night of Tuesday, July 11, into the morning of Wednesday, July 12, much of Lake County received enough rain to be considered a flash flood. During this time, Libertyville received 6.77 inches of rain.  On Wednesday afternoon, Libertyville Mayor Terry Weppler announced that the village was in a state of emergency.

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