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Lee's Summit Fire Department
Thursday May 26th, 2016 :: 08:18 p.m. CDT

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR KC METRO AREA

AT 755 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. REPORTS ARE THAT DITCHES ALONG
AREA ROADS ARE FULL...AND WITH MORE RAIN MOVING NORTH ACROSS THE AREA FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... KANSAS CITY...OVERLAND PARK...OLATHE...LEE`S SUMMIT...SHAWNEE...LENEXA...LEAWOOD...GRANDVIEW...BELTON...PRAIRIE VILLAGE...RAYMORE...GARDNER...MERRIAM...HARRISONVILLE...MISSION...
PLEASANT HILL...DE SOTO...PAOLA...SPRING HILL AND GREENWOOD.

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

Address/Location
Lee's Summit Fire Department
207 Southeast Douglas Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-969-1365

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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