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From August 21st through the 22nd, multiple rounds of heavy rain fell, with some of the highest totals observed over the southwestern portions of the Kansas City metro area and other locations south of Kansas City. Widespread amounts of 4" to 6" were recorded, with isolated reports of 8" to nearly 10". In addition to numerous roads and some schools closed due to widespread flooding, record crests were made on Indian Creek at State Line Road as well as in Overland Park. Several water rescues were made overnight Monday into Tuesday morning, with one fatality due to flooding. The fatality occurred on the east side of HWY 69 near 363rd St in Miami County, where deep rushing water was present.

Local Storm Reports Issued 21-22 August 2017
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