Thunderstorms prompt water rescues - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Thunderstorms prompt water rescues

Thunderstorms Thursday and early Friday brought flash floods in its wake, prompting a handful of water rescues in the heartland.

Crews had to rescue a man and his dog Friday morning along the intersection Boyton street and south market street.

This road has been closed since early Friday morning after crews had to use a boat to get to a man in trapped inside his house.

Neighbors say he and his dog couldn't escape the rising water in time, so he had to be rescued.

They say this area is known for seeing some flooding, but nothing like this.

Witnesses say the road has been blocked since Thursday, but that didn’t stop a few cars from pressing their luck.

As for the condition of the man who was rescued, he appeared to be alright from witnesses.

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