Heavy Rain Leads to Flash Flooding in Eastern Kansas

Heavy rains caused flash flooding in eastern Kansas on Wednesday, May 31.

This footage by Cole Allen shows a flooded roadway in Ottawa, about an hour away from Kansas City.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flash flood warning for Ottawa and neighboring communities, urging residents to seek higher ground.

Thunderstorms and rain showers would affect the area until at least Saturday, and could cause localized flooding, the NWS said. Credit: Cole Allen via Storyful

Video transcript