Parts of Northern Arkansas Underwater Due to Levee Failure

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 2017
Published: May 27, 2017

Parts of northern Arkansas were nearly completely underwater after a levee failure along the Black River led to severe flooding in the Pocahontas area on Wednesday, May 3.

This drone footage shows flooding near Portia, Hoxie and Black Rock, south of Pocahontas. Black Rock is about <a href=",+Arkansas,+USA/Pocahontas,+Arkansas,+USA/@36.1214411,-91.0989578,11728m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x87d6b1b396232a87:0x5e692aa869c64434!2m2!1d-91.0973473!2d36.108403!1m5!1m1!1s0x87d6c07415a37953:0xf637df880bc0d1b8!2m2!1d-90.971233!2d36.2614554?hl=en" target="_blank">16 miles from Pocahontas</a> and borders the Black River.

The National Weather Service in Memphis issued a <a href="" target="_blank">Flash Flood Warning</a> on Wednesday, warning of flooding across Eastern Randolph and Lawrence counties due to the levee breach.

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