The sky looked ominous over Marshall, Missouri, as thunderstorms moved in.
The sudden influx of rain and a water main break caused some pavement to buckle and create a sinkhole in Merriam, Kansas, in the westbound lanes of 67th Street.
On the first day of summer, it was nearly as dark as night at 10 a.m. in Kansas City as another round of storms moved in.Photo by: Rae Daniel
A tree fell onto a bus near Waldron. We're told no one was seriously injured.
A tree fell onto train tracks near Interstate 35 and Lamar Avenue, blocking the train's path.
A water main break near 31st and Southwest Boulevard cause significant traffic issues in the area.Photo by: Lloyd Plumber
A driver attempts to cross a flooded street near 31st and Southwest Boulevard. All public safety agencies warn against this with the saying "turn around, don't drown."Photo by: Rae Daniel
A tree fell onto Wornall Road near 61st Terrace, blocking much of the street.Photo by: Charlie Keegan
A tree fell onto Wornal Road near 61st Terrace, blocking much of the street.Photo by: Charlie Keegan
The severe storms brought hail that ranged in size from pea to ping pong ball.Photo by: Melissa Greenstein
After the first round of storms Friday morning, flash flooding broke out across the metro, including in Westport.Photo by: Charlie Keegan
Tree limbs came down in backyards across the metro.Photo by: Nick Kastelan
Near 25th and Madison, pavement buckled under the sudden heavy rain.Photo by: Rae Daniel
A blazing red sunrise preceded strong thunderstorms Friday morning in Kansas City.Photo by: Lindsey Anderson