Nearly 5 inches of rain falls on Olathe

Nearly 5 inches of rain fell on Olathe beginning about 4 a.m. Friday, May 31, and ending about 6:30. For the week, nearly 7 inches of rain has now fallen in Olathe and Johnson County.

The heavy downpour caused flooding in many areas of Olathe and the Olathe Fire Department reported several water rescues, especially in the 139th and Mur-Len and Lindenwood areas near Indian Creek.

Freelance videographer Matthew Hicks was up early Friday morning and captured the following video footage.

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