Flash Flooding Hits Southwestern Missouri Counties Amid Severe Weather Warnings

Severe weather hit southwestern Missouri on Wednesday, April 28, bringing flooding to various counties as multiple tornado and thunderstorm warnings were issued across the region.

Footage filmed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D shows floodwaters encroaching on homes. The flash flooding was occurring in Stone, Taney, and Christian counties on Wednesday morning, the troop wrote in a tweet.

The National Weather Service warned of a possible tornado moving into south Chadwick – an unincorporated community in eastern Christian County – on Wednesday morning as damaging wind gusts were expected with a line of storms across south-central Missouri. Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D via Storyful