Some parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa saw moderate to heavy rain for nearly a full day before the activity finally cleared out.
Tropical Storm Erin had pushed into the coast of Texas on August 15, and by August 18 had stalled over Oklahoma.
Though the remnants of Erin did not directly impact the flooding in these areas, moisture from Erin streamed northward, enhancing the thunderstorm activity for two to three days.
There was also fear that the Alpine Dam might break.
The following day, Governor Rod Blagojevich declared both Rockford and Winnebago County a state disaster area.
Governor Rod Blagojevich declared Mc Henry, Lake, Cook (including Chicago), Du Page, and Kane counties to be disaster areas after the storm.
Flooding across northern Illinois was widespread in the aftermath of the storms.
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On August 7, Rockford was hit by five to seven inches (127–178 mm) of rain.