So the “Great Flood of Illinois” came and went rather quickly. You can see my last post of pictures. It did not take long before the water receded and things were getting back to “normal” for some. Plenty of flooded basements and unhappy people.
I returned a week later, on April 26th, to the Naperville Riverwalk to see what has changed. Here is a look. Our town is behind the rest of the country in terms of Spring “blooming.” The wacky weather changes from warm 65 to 50, to sunny, then back to cold, wet and rainy again.
I don’t have pictures of the Centennial beach being flooded or images of it being drained. Located nearby this Riverwalk, it is a man-made beach which is emptied and filled again every year. If April showers bring May flowers, we surely got our share all in one day. Some neighbors got unfortunate basement floods. I’m looking forward to when the weather will stay warm and sunny, but for now we seem to go from extremes in temperatures during the week.