Illinois Battles With Widespread Flooding From Heavy Rains

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A historic McDonald's restaurant is surrounded by floodwater April... News PhotoCity,Des Plaines,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Flood,History,Horizontal,Illinois,McDonald's,Restaurant,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesDES PLAINES, IL - APRIL 19: A historic McDonald's restaurant is surrounded by floodwater April 19, 2013 in Des Plaines, Illinois. The restaurant is located on the site of the first McDonald's franchise opened by founder Ray Kroc on April 15, 1955. The suburban Chicago town is battling rising floodwater from the Des Plaines River which is expected to crest at a record 11 feet later today. Record-setting rains and rising rivers have caused wide-spread flooding in many Illinois communities. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)