Flash Flood Emergency in the Midwest

More than 6 inches of rain swept through Kansas City, Missouri, forcing parts of the city to be shut down.
1:56 | 08/27/16

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We want to turn to the flash flood emergency in the midwest. Rushing waters sweeping through Kansas City. Missouri. Forcing parts of the city to shut down. The flooding hitting so fast some drivers were rescued from the tops of their cars. Here's rob Marciano. Reporter: The heartland drenched. Missouri residents waking up to this. More than six inches of rain falling in the Kansas City area overnight. Downtown kc right now. Reporter: Weather service declaring a flash flood emergency. The cars are starting to float on the streets. Reporter: This creek turning into a rushing river rising ten feet in 30 minutes. Stranding residents. And I realized my wheels weren't on the ground. Reporter: Others needing rescued including two women. On top of this vehicle. That same system hitting storm weary Indiana. Ten confirmed tornados this week. Usually seeing just two tornadoes in all of August. Rob is here with us for more. You have got your eye on some more storms moving in at this hour? Reporter: We do. We have a line of severe thunderstorms rolling across Ohio. Wind gusts, 62 miles an hour, measured in Toledo. Damaging winds and moving quickly across the capital of Columbus. To the tropics. Storms rolling into Louisiana and southeast Texas. Heavy rain. Flood watch posted for Houston. And the tropical will get into the gulf of Mexico. When it does that, it's got about a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone and a widespread of the computer models. Into the pacific, tropical storm Madeline will make a run at Hawaii midweek as well. We'll get into prime time hurricane season. Everybody that lives in those Zones needs to be vigilant. Turning to the NFL star at the center of a national debate

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