Flash Flooding Devastates Popular Kansas City District

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Part of the heart of Kansas City suddenly came under emergency flooding chaos Friday night, completely submerging cars in some areas.

Streetcar service was suspended from 9:15 to 10:30 because of the flooding, and the Westport district looked like a nightmare, with water up to the windows on vehicles in a crowded parking lot.   KMBC TV reported that Brush Creek rose more than 10 feet between 9:15 to 10:15 pm.

Local reporters and other eyewitnesses posted frightening videos of the scene on Twitter:











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