Heavy rain causes flooding in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNW) – Storms brought flooding to parts of Kansas City, Missouri overnight.

The National Weather Service says as much as 9 inches of rain fell in one city neighborhood, while a large swath around the city saw between 4 and 6 inches of rain.

Rain left a number of vehicles swamped in rising water. Emergency crews performed a number of water rescues. By early Tuesday morning, Indian Creek had risen to levels beyond the record-setting flood waters in late July.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flooding warning for much of the area.

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