Rains soaked the Kansas City area Sunday, causing some minor flooding along rivers and streams.
The storm dumped nearly 3 inches of rain in southern Johnson County for the 24-hour period ending at 6 p.m. Parts of Kansas City north of the Missouri River saw nearly 2 inches of rain for that time period.
An additional 1/4 to 1 inch of rain was expected overnight as light rain was likely to continue across the region.
The National Weather Service reported that some minor river flooding had started as of 3:30 p.m. While the rivers and streams started to flood, no major impacts were anticipated.
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Additional river flooding could happen over the next few days as runoff from rainfall upstream flows through.
The Clay County sheriff reported on Twitter at about 12:35 p.m. that Northeast 122nd Street at the Fishing River bridge in Mosby was closed because of high water.
New Century airport near Gardner was just shy of 3 inches of rain for the 24-hour period ending at 6 p.m., according to data by Stormwatch.com.
Meanwhile, St. Joseph had record rainfall Sunday of 1.11 inches of rain as of 5 p.m. Rain continued to fall there. Sunday’s rainfall broke the previous record of 1 inch set in 1992.
The top 10 areas seeing the most rain for the 24-hour period were:
New Century Airport
143rd & Grant (OP)
Osage Park (OP)
Pflumm @ Tomahawk Creek (OP)
Lackman @ Wolf Creek (Olathe)
199th & Martin Creek (Edgerton)
127th @ Cedar Creek (Olathe)
191st & Dillie (Edgerton)
I-435 & Nall (OP)
Map: Sunday’s rain totals
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