Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6th) said a block at 80th Street and Wabash Avenue was the worst hit in the ward.
And a Lakeview woman managed it snap a photo mid-strike.
The river rose dramatically due to weekend rains, prompting the city to issue a flood alert.
The Chicago Park District issued a swim ban at Chicago's beaches Sunday after heavy rain and storms.
GAME ON: It'll still be hot this weekend, but not as bad as initially predicted.
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