Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
Friday September 27th, 2019 :: 10:31 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 02:30AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Johnson County in east central Kansas... Central Jackson County in west central Missouri...

* Until 230 AM CDT.

* At 1028 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already been measured within one hour. 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, Prairie Village, Gardner, Grain Valley, Merriam, Mission, Oak Grove, De Soto, Fairway and Mission Hills. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 7 and 29. Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 206 and 230. Interstate 635 near mile marker 0. Interstate 470 between mile markers 0 and 16. Interstate 435 between mile markers 0 and 6, and between mile markers 62 and 83.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JACKSON, MO ... JOHNSON, 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

Submit an anonymous web tip

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

Navigate & Discover