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Tuesday, June 08, 2010

CSW BREAKING: Leawood KS Roads Closed Due to Flash Flooding

Leawood Fire has advised thier dispatcher at 4:44 p.m. that "119th Street and Roe is closed due to a foot of water over the roadway."


The image shows JoCoKS rainfalls just during the hour of 3:40 to 4:40 p.m.- more than 2-inches in several locations.


At 4:47 p.m.- a water rescue is being dispatched by JoCoKS Fire to "125th Terrace and Mission Road" in Leawood.

At 4:49 p.m. - the victims are reported to be safety out of their inundated car "at a neighbor's house."


In addition- there are large areas of JoCoKS without electrical power- and several houses have suffered lightning strikes.

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