Orrick, MO – Orrick got several inches of rain during yesterday’s afternoon torrential downpour. The MFA in Orrick said their rain gauge overflowed and several farmers are reporting around 8 inches of rain.
Flash flooding caused the evacuation of a home in a low lying area off Highway 210 in Orrick, according to Ray County Chief Deputy Brain Bush. Orrick Fire Department assisted in 3 water rescues around 1 p.m. Thursday.
Crossroads gas station on Breshears Rd. will be closed over the weekend cleaning up mud inside the store.
Samantha Dorton works for Crossroads and says they were able to save a lot of merchandise. Dorton said the Orrick Fire Department then came in and assisted the workers to safety.
No one was injured and Crossroads hopes to be open by Sunday.