Saturday, June 28

Flash Flooding Leads To Several Water Rescues This Morning

Many roads are once again closed due to flash flooding that started in the overnight hours. Since early this morning several water rescue operations have be on going.

A little before 11:00 this morning a road collapsed on Lake Shore Drive in Taney County which has resulted in multiple water rescues in that area.

A water rescue was reported at 10:43 a.m., in Hollister along Old Mill Road.

Emergency managers reported water rescue operations at 11:33 a.m., were underway at a Mobile home park nnw of Reed Springs in Stone county. Propane tanks were reported as floating down Railey creek.

A report by amateur radio operator stated a water rescue was underway in Lawrence County at 11:28 a.m.. along Flat creek and Hwy O near Jenkins bridge.

Dangerous flooding has been reported in Shell Knobb by emergency managers where over 4 inches of rain has fallen this morning.

Along with flooding the whole city of Jasper lost power due to a powerful thunderstorm that rolled through the area around 3:15 a.m.
A report coming out of Fort Scott Kansas estimated that a least 100 trees were down across the town along with power lines. The hardest hit area seemed to be on the west side.

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