Heavy rains swell creeks around the Ozarks

High water washed out a low water bridge on Flat Creek in Cassville.

McDOWELL, Mo. The heavy rain falling across the Ozarks is starting to push some waterways over their banks.

Workers with Barry County’s Highway Department report water is rising near McDowell. Crews closed off State Route C in both directions as Flat Creek began to flood.

The Barry County Sheriff's Office reports park rangers are evacuating Roaring River State Park near Cassville.

In Douglas County, flood waters have closed Missouri Route Y at Cowskin Creek, Route FF at Hunter Creek and Route U at Bryant Creek.