Corporal Bolton on highway patrol’s response during record breaking flash flood in St. Louis

(Greater St. Louis region) It’s a day that will not soon be forgotten, the record rainfall and flash flooding event that occurred overnight between July 25th and 26th in the St. Louis region that flooded numerous roads, homes, businesses and left many stranded.

Like many emergency response agencies, Corporal Logan Bolton says the Missouri State Highway Patrol had all hands on deck dealing with the flood waters.

Corporal Bolton mentions they had a lot of people trying to drive through the flood waters.

According to the National Weather Service, between 8 and 12 inches of rain fell within an 8 hour time period across the greater St. Louis region.