Flash flooding reported across metro, rain to continue through mid-morning

Flash flooding reported across metro, rain to continue through mid-morning
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Flooding concerns are rising along with rain gauges across the Kansas City area Friday morning. And, that flooding will remain a concern until rain tapers off for our area around 10 a.m.Officials have a warning for anyone driving Friday morning: Beware of the wet, slick roads and watch for standing water. Never drive through standing water. Several common areas of concern in Kansas City are seeing high water levels Friday morning, like Indian Creek. Flood stage for Indian Creek is considered 20 feet — the creek measured at 22 feet overnight. Officials were concerned the creek would crest around 26 feet, which would bring water out of the creek’s banks, however, that 22-foot level is holding.

Flooding concerns are rising along with rain gauges across the Kansas City area Friday morning.

And, that flooding will remain a concern until rain tapers off for our area around 10 a.m.

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Officials have a warning for anyone driving Friday morning: Beware of the wet, slick roads and watch for standing water. Never drive through standing water.

Several common areas of concern in Kansas City are seeing high water levels Friday morning, like Indian Creek.

Flood stage for Indian Creek is considered 20 feet — the creek measured at 22 feet overnight. Officials were concerned the creek would crest around 26 feet, which would bring water out of the creek’s banks, however, that 22-foot level is holding.

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