Evacuations due to flooding in Peabody

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PEABODY, Kan. (KAKE) -

Some residents are being asked to evacuate due to flooding in Marion County early Saturday morning.

The evacuations are taking place on the south side of town, near First Street and Olive. Dispatchers said significant rain fell in a short amount of time – at least five inches Saturday morning. A KAKE News photographer said water was at least two to three feet high along part of First Street and Walnut. The mayor said the community is working together to help everyone out, and that the use of sandbags has helped keep things from being much worse. 

People can go to the Peabody Christian Church for shelter. The church is located at Division and Sycamore.

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