Flooding leads to closed freeways in Chicago

CREATED Apr 18, 2013 - UPDATED: Apr 18, 2013

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  • Flooding on the Edens Expressway in Chicago. | Photo: Sarah Jindra Image by Photo: Sarah Jindra

CHICAGO - Drivers from Wisconsin hoping to get into Chicago were not able to approach the city from the north, northwest or west for a portion of THursday

The Chicago Tribune tweeted that the Edens, Kennedy and Eisenhower expressways were all closed.

Reporter Sarah Jindra of CLTV and WGN took this Facebook picture (above) showing the Edens expressway (I-94) looking more like a lake.

Click here for Chicago traffic conditions.Click here for Milwaukee traffic times.

Former Newsradio 620 WTMJ sports anchor/talk show host and current Chicago Cubs TV voice Len Kasper tweeted this Thursday morning:



Of course, it's not that Milwaukee doesn't have its own flooding issues.

Click here for Amtrak - perhaps the fastest way you can get into Chicago on Thursday.