Overnight storms dumped heavy rains across the Kansas City area, leading to serious flooding, several closed roads and water rescues early Thursday. Indian Creek along 103rd Street near Wornall Road raged out of its banks, forcing the Kansas City Fire Department to rescue a couple of people inside Coach's Bar & Grill. Residents of Willow Creek Apartments, 201 W. 99th Terrace, awoke to find water knee-deep in the elevator and many cars submerged in flood waters in the parking lot.
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Heavy rains caused extensive flooding near 103rd and Wornall Road Thursday morning. Overnight storms dumped heavy rains across the Kansas City area, leading to serious flooding, several closed roads and water rescues.
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Shortly before 8:30 a.m., Chris Donna-Louise Carle and Brian Darby were rescued by firefighters, emerging through the roof of the business near 103rd Street and Wornall Road. They became trapped when water quickly rose and broke through a wall of their business. Firefighters rescued others early Thursday when people got caught in vehicles and buildings as flash flooding affected the region.
Flash flooding occurring near 101st Terrace and Wornall area near Indian Creek led to a pickup truck being swept away. Indian Creek at State Line in Kansas City was cresting at 27 feet, which broke the previous record by almost 2 feet, the National Weather Service reported.