Mon. May 20th, 2024


Strong Storms Bring Hail, Winds & Roadway Flooding In The LOTO

Photo of Versailles Flooding by Luke Delhotal

Severe weather making its impact Wednesday morning across the Lake Area.

Storms bringing hail, high winds and tons of rain causing numerous severe thunderstorms and flash flooding.

The flooding causing delays for drivers, with water over the roadway on Highway 54 near Brazito heading into and out of the Jefferson City area.

Photo of HWY B via Twitter from KOMU TV




Other areas saw road closures due to the rapidly moving water as well…

In Benton County

Route B and WW were closed in both directions near Cole Camp for flooding over the road and portions of HWY 65 between Lincoln and Sedalia were intermittently closed for flooding.

According to Morgan County EMA, these roads were experiencing flooding as well.

Highway 52 / Highway 135 N
Highway FF
Highway W
Highway D near Sims rd
Blackberry Patch
Jones Avenue
Photo of Versailles Flooding by Luke Delhotal

Residents have also indicated flooding occurring in the Versailles area near Citizens Bank and on Fairgrounds Road.

It’s unknown how many roads are damaged & will remain closed at this time…KRMS will continue to monitor the road conditions & will report the latest as it comes in.

Find the latest warnings here: https://www.krmsradio.com/severe-weather-information-is-at-krmsradio-com/

Find the latest road closures here: https://traveler.modot.org/map/index.html

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Reporter John Rogger