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Lee's Summit Fire Department
Saturday August 5th, 2017 :: 08:43 p.m. CDT

Alert

National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Jackson County until 2:00 AM

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Jackson County in west central Missouri...

At 759 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Two to
three inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is
expected to begin shortly. Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kansas City, Independence, Lee`s Summit, Shawnee, Blue Springs,
Leavenworth, Raytown, Liberty, Gladstone, Grain Valley, Lansing,
Excelsior Springs, Smithville, Kearney, Oak Grove, Bonner Springs,
Richmond, De Soto, Parkville and Odessa.
Additional rainfall amounts of two to four inches are possible in
the warned area.
This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 62.
Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 423.
Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 25.
Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 232 and 235.
Interstate 29 between mile markers 0 and 21.
Interstate 635 between mile markers 1 and 12.
Interstate 470 between mile markers 12 and 16.
Interstate 435 between mile markers 9 and 66.
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 206 and 226.

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles

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:
Flood Warning

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