>> An airport runway in suburban Chicago partially under water. Parking lots and streets submerged. Parts of the Midwest are bracing for record breaking flooding, with nearby rivers expected to crest after heavy rains earlier in the week. In the town of Gurnee, Illinois, people are filling up sandbags to protect their homes and businesses from the rising Des Plaines River.
>> I was here in 2004 flood and the 86 flood, and they're saying this is supposed to be worse.>> In neighborhood, more than a dozen homes are already underwater.>> Normally, this is just a deck instead of a dock like we have now.>> But it could get a lot worse when the Des Plaines River is expected to crest on Saturday.
>> We're gonna pray that this is it, this is as high as it goes. Nobody else needs more water. It's done enough damage.>> In northwest Ohio, they're also bracing for more flooding, with the Blanchard River in Findlay expected to rise to near record levels.