People across Cook and DuPage County have been dealing with the effects of the recent flooding. While many of our communities have already started to clean up and return to normal, much of the region is still under water or are about to see more flooding.

I would like to take this opportunity to pass along some helpful information and resources.


Below are links for up-to-date information on the ongoing flooding issues:


The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is one of the best resources for weather and flood updates. Click here for IEMA's site and contact information or call 217-782-0922

National Weather Service/NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association provides up-to-date information on flooding and forecasting for future floods.

The American Red Cross

Below is the hotline for the Red Cross, they can provide additional emergency support and disaster relief resources.

1-800-Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767)

For power outages or electrical issues, contact ComEd at 1-800-EDISON1.

For advice about filing an insurance claim, visit

For additional flood updates and safety information, visit

If you’d like to help with the flood relief efforts, visit for volunteer information.

Likewise, please contact my office if you have additional concerns or issues