Benton County Prepares for Anticipated Flooding


The Benton County Emergency Operations Center is preparing for flooding that is predicted to strike Northwest Arkansas. 

The center said they are operating at a Level III Activation and monitoring the weather. 

Excess rainfall is expected Friday night into Saturday morning and the center gave certain rules to follow in case of flooding:

  • Turn Around, Don’t Drown
  • Avoid flooded areas, especially if water is flowing fast
  • Be cautious when driving at night

For updated information on road closures in Benton County, click here. 

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