Flooding causes numerous water rescues in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Numerous water rescues happened in Springfield Saturday afternoon due to flash flooding.

According to the National Weather Service, there were numerous flooded intersections and a manhole cover popped off along Jefferson Street south of Chestnut Expressway.

NWS also reported 12 inches of water on parts of Commerical Street and Kearney Avenue.

Water has started to recede in some areas around Springfield.

Over in Bolivar, excessive rain caused some homes to become flooded or had sewage water flooding basements.

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