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Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 09:19 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 03:15AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas... Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas... Johnson County in east central Kansas... Northwestern Cass County in west central Missouri... Southeastern Buchanan County in northwestern Missouri... Clay County in west central Missouri... Southwestern Clinton County in northwestern Missouri... Platte County in west central Missouri... Jackson County in west central Missouri...

* Until 315 AM CDT.

* At 915 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain have fallen over the northern and western Kansas City Metro and this rain is expected to slowly move through the southern and eastern Metro. 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, Leavenworth, Leawood, Raytown, Liberty, Gladstone, Grandview, Belton, Prairie Village, Raymore, Gardner, Grain Valley and Lansing. Additional rainfall amounts of one to three are possible in the warned area. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 25. Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 423. Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 32. Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 202 and 235. Interstate 29 between mile markers 0 and 30. Interstate 635 between mile markers 0 and 12. Interstate 470 between mile markers 0 and 16. Interstate 435 between mile markers 0 and 83. Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 206 and 226.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CASS, MO ... JACKSON, MO ... BUCHANAN, MO ... PLATTE, MO ... CLINTON, MO ... JOHNSON, KS ... LEAVENWORTH, KS ... WYANDOTTE, KS ... CLAY, MO

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.

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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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