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Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
Friday August 30th, 2019 :: 01:32 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 04:30AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas... Eastern Miami County in east central Kansas... Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas... Johnson County in east central Kansas... Cass County in west central Missouri... Henry County in west central Missouri... Northern Bates County in west central Missouri... Jackson County in west central Missouri... Southwestern Johnson County in west central Missouri...

* Until 430 AM CDT.

* At 129 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 1 to 3 inches of rain has fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Independence, Lee's Summit, Shawnee, Blue Springs, Lenexa, Leawood, Raytown, Grandview, Belton, Prairie Village, Raymore, Gardner, Grain Valley, Lansing, Merriam, Harrisonville and Mission. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 21. Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 423. Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 4. Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 201 and 235. Interstate 635 between mile markers 0 and 9. Interstate 470 between mile markers 0 and 16. Interstate 435 between mile markers 0 and 20, and between mile markers 59 and 83. Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 206 and 226.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CASS, MO ... JACKSON, MO ... JOHNSON, MO ... BATES, MO ... HENRY, MO ... JOHNSON, KS ... LEAVENWORTH, KS ... WYANDOTTE, KS ... MIAMI, KS

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Address/Location
Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
805 NE Jefferson St
Blue Springs, MO 64014

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-229-2522

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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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