Monday, May 18, 2020

Chicago Radio: WLS-FM Back On Air Following Flooding

Screenshot from Chicago Sun-Times website)

Facebook Posting around 12 noon Monday (Chicago time)
Facebook posting around 6am Monday (Chicago time)
In Chicago, nearly three inches of rain had fallen by 11 p.m. Sunday, and though the worst of the weekend storms have passed, a flood warning remains in effect until 1 p.m. Monday, the National Weather Service said.

Cumulus Media's Classic Hits WLS 94.7 FM has been forced off air due to flooding.  On Facebook, the station is urging listeners to go on-line.

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Rain over a several days has left many area roads flooded.  “The water is only going to continue to rise even after the rain stops because the ground is so heavily saturated — the water has nowhere to go,” weather service meteorologist Matt Friedlein said.

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