Early morning thunderstorms pushed across north-central Illinois bringing as much as 4-inches of rain in several hours to the city causing flash flooding all across town. One report of 2.64\" in less than 2 hours from the storms with several reports of upwards of 4-inches were reported. Numerous vehicles were stranded in the high water with cops closing off many streets in the city. Flash flood warnings were issued for the city.
Scene 1: Establishing shot of Champaign police closing off one of the streets near downtown.
Scene 2: Cop with stalled van in the flood waters in the background.
Scene 3: Close up of stalled van in the flood waters.
Scene 4-6: Series of clips documenting a bicyclist trying and failing to get through the waste-deep flood waters. He returns to higher ground defeated.
Scene 7: Another wide shot of flooded road with stalled van.
Scene 8: Another cop closes another road, this time with a car stalled in the waters.
Scene 9: Shot of the stalled car with its emergency flashers on.
Scene 10: Blue minivan drives through flooded intersection.
Scene 11: A gold car drives through flood waters.
Scene 12: A red SUV drives through flood waters.
Scene 13: Walking dude with an umbrella panning out to traffic driving through flood waters.
Scene 14: Vehicles driving in high waters.
Scene 15: Oncoming SUV drives and turns through flood waters.
Scene 16: Zoomed in of a tire in flood waters panning out as it turns through water.
Scene 17: SUV in flood waters pulls out of the ponding.
Scene 18: Static shot of vehicles in high water.
Scene 19: Line of cars in high water.
Scene 20: Wide shot of flooded street.
Scene 21-23: POV drive shots in the heavy rains.
Scene 24: Water coming out of a sewer.