Village of Deerfield

Storm, Flooding Update

The Deerfield area received more than seven inches of rain over the past ten hours from a multi-wave storm system. The heavy storms have caused isolated flooding and power outages impacting more than 2,100. 
The Village is making sandbags available to residents who need them. Public Works staff has delivered sandbags to some areas that have experienced flooding and will continue to make them available at the Public Works Facility at 465 Elm Street. Residents can help reduce flooding by checking to make sure the inlets in their neighborhoods are clear of debris and refrain from using excess amounts of water, such as doing laundry, as the sewer system is experiencing high volume at this time.

The Village has been in contact with ComEd representatives and will continue to work with them to restore power to all residents. Power has been restored to more than 800 homes and businesses today and ComEd crews are currently working in the Village. A number of trees came down in the storms, disrupting power.

Cooling Stations
Village Hall and the Police Department are open and can be used as a cooling station for those without power.

Help Neighbors
Please be sure to check on elderly neighbors and others who may need assistance. The Police Department can perform a well being check. These can be requested by calling the non-emergency line at 847.945.8636.

Additional updates will be provided later this afternoon. Questions can be directed to 847.945.5000.

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