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Parts of the Chicagoland area are under water this Friday after more than three inches of rain pounded the region overnight, leaving basements flooded and cars underwater.

But just over a week ago it was the city of Detroit’s turn to deal with flash flooding as the city experienced its wettest day in 89 years after more than four inches of rain fell on August 11. Flood waters up to 14 feet deep closed at least five freeways in the region and more than 1,000 cars were left stranded in the high water for days. Three people were killed.

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