KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Heavy rains and flooding occurred across the Kansas City metro Thursday night as the latest storm system passed through the Midwest.
Shortly after 6:30 p.m., torrential rains were spotted in Overland Park.
Torrential rain with a thunderstorm moving through south OP. No wind, but this is the kind of rain where flash flooding can happen quickly. “Turn around don’t drown.” @glezak with details on @41actionnews pic.twitter.com/XQ1Z06Tk6j
— Jeff Penner (@JeffPennerKSHB) May 27, 2021
Near Pleasant Valley on the Missouri side, intense rain had started flooding the interstate around the same time.
Earlier in the night, the storm system passed through Basehor, leaving behind golf-ball-sized hail.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.