VIDEO: Wednesday's morning storm raced through the metro, packing a punch.
Strong winds brought down power lines leaving thousands in the dark.
Three people had to be rescued from two vehicles that became submerged on North Chouteau Trafficway near North Belmont Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday.
Employees that work in the area said flooding is a common occurrence. Witnesses told 41 Action News that semi trailers and pickup trucks are usually able to get through the flooded area, but the water is too high for cars.
They said that a red car became trapped in the water when traveling north on North Chouteau Trafficway, and the fire department had to rescue a woman and a child from that vehicle.