Water rescues underway in Washington County MO

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RICHWOODS, MO (KTVI) – Wednesday’s storms brought heavy rainfall to the St. Louis region.  In rural Washington County Mo near Richwoods, numerous water rescues have taken place due to flash flooding.

Fire and police departments have rescued people from homes, and cars.

A family of 6, 3 adults and 3 children were rescued from a vehicle near Highway 47 and Highway A.  Emergency personnel are transferring 4 members to the hospital for minor injuries and hypothermia treatment.