Local drivers already know the streets are a mess right now after light rain throughout the evening and morning.
The rain won't be leaving until afternoon so its bound to get worse.
Here's the political angle . . .
Mayor & council have already approved water rate spikes and another infrastructure bond (read: tax) rate increase is up for a vote . . . There's also an impending sales tax spike. None of this has merited much mention from our journalist colleagues who would much rather write about social justice.
However . . .
As the nation debates an infrastructure bill . . . So far local leadership on sewer repair has been horribly lacking and will threaten drowning locals today . . . Both in debt and for realz.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . . And please drive carefully.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Editor's Note: We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with some of our weather pages. We are working as quickly as possible to restore those pages. Please see the latest weather information below. RELATED | National Weather Service radar UPDATE, 7 a.m. | Areas are experiencing heavy rain.
Rain and thunderstorms likely until 11 a.m. A few storms could produce strong wind gusts. Sunshine peeking through this afternoon with south winds becoming west 15-20 gusting 30-35. High 76. Mostly cloudy Thursday with a chance of showers late in the afternoon and evening. High 68. Rain chances Thursday night into Friday morning.
Developing . . .