KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Morning thunderstorms provided plenty of rain to the Kansas City area Wednesday.
The rain began around 4 a.m. and storms were expected to last until the afternoon.
As the rain picked up around the area, the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for much of Clay and Platte counties in Missouri.
Flash Flood Warning including Liberty MO, Excelsior Springs MO, Smithville MO until 9:15 AM CDT pic.twitter.com/olGgrk8PRT
— NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) July 15, 2020
41 Action News Meteorologist Lindsey Anderson predicted that area of the Northland could see three to four inches of rain by the time storms dissipate.
HAPPENING NOW: A car is stuck in high water on Wilson Ave. near Bennington Ave. in east KC. The driver is okay. pic.twitter.com/bM7VneoSXD
— Bryant Maddrick (@BryantOnTV) July 15, 2020
As of 7 a.m., 7,800 Evergy customers were without power from the storms. Around 6:30 a.m., 1,400 Board of Public Utilities customers were without power but most of that was restored within the hour.
Though the storms produced a lot of rain, there was no severe threat.