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Dry conditions forecasted Sunday until evening storms; flood advisory continues

Though Chicago wasn’t expected to see more rain until Sunday evening, the area remained under a flood advisory as area creeks and rivers swelled from Saturday’s storms.

Sunday afternoon was forecasted to be dry with temperatures in the mid-80s, National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Seeley said. Storms weren’t expected to return until Sunday evening.

At 9:22 a.m., the National Weather Service released a flood advisory for the East Branch DuPage River at Bolingbrook in Will County, Thorn Creek at Thornton in Cook County and Vermilion River near Leonore in LaSalle County.

Thorn Creek in Thornton had risen to 9.5 feet at 8:30 a.m., and was forecasted to reach 9.7 feet by the afternoon, the advisory said. The river would be at “flood stage” at 10 feet.

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