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Turkey CreekA chart on the National Weather Service hydrology website showed that Turkey Creek at Southwest Boulevard was still under flood stage as of 7:49 p.m. Sept. 19. The weather service has issued a flood advisory.
A flood advisory and a flash flood advisory is in effect for Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service.
The flood advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. in Wyandotte County.
The weather service estimated that one to two inches of rain have fallen across northern and western parts of the metro area, and these heavy rains will overspread the remainder of the city through 9 p.m. Rainfall rates as high as 3 inches per hour will lead to minor flooding in urban locations, the weather service said.
Runoff may cause minor flooding to occur especially along small streams and near low water crossings, the weather service said.
In addition, eastern Wyandotte County is under a flash flood warning until 11 p.m. Thursday.
At 7:44 p.m. law enforcement officials reported flash flooding across central portions of the Kansas City area, particularly around Brush Creek and Southwest Boulevard, the weather service said. Water rescues are taking place.
The weather service warned residents not to drive into a flooded roadway.