Flash flood warning continues until 1 a.m. Saturday

A flash flood warning continues in Wyandotte County until 1 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

There also is a flash flood watch until 1 p.m. Saturday in Wyandotte County, the weather service said.

Up to 2 inches of rain fell on Friday night, with additional heavy rain expected overnight, according to the weather service.

Local law enforcement officials reported numerous closed roadways due to high water throughout the metropolitan Kansas City area. Flash flooding is expected to continue into the overnight.

Residents are advised to turn around and not try to drive through flooded roadways.

At one point, power was off to about 7,000 Wyandotte County customers of the Board of Public Utilities.

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