SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES: power outages, flooding, highways washed out, etc.

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Horseshoe Bend Nature Trail. Rogers, AR. 4/28/2021. Photo Ninette Sosa.

ARKANSAS (KNWA/KFTA) — Road closures, flooding, power outages, traffic light glitches, just a few situations happening in the Natural State because of the weather on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

This is your one-stop round-up report for emergency situations happening across Arkansas.

POWER OUTAGES:

Carroll Electric: Benton County, 512; Carroll County, 252. As of 11 a.m. Benton County, 210, as of 11:30 a.m.

Siloam Springs Traffic Lights Out:

  • East US 412 & Main Street
  • East US 412 & North Highway 59
  • East US 412 & East Main Street
  • AR Highway 16 East and East Kenwood Street
  • Cheri Whitlock and Lincoln Street

FLOODING SITUATIONS

The Rogers Police Department reported handling 38 water rescues on Wednesday. In Tontitown, firefighters were dispatched to nearly a dozen calls due to the severe storms between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon.

Little Flock Fire Department, with assistance from Bella Vista Fire Department and Rogers Fire Departments, rescued a total of 7 people and helped to ensure many more are safe from the floodwaters. 1:30 p.m.
Camp Siloam flooding. Facebook photo. 1:25 p.m.
A +/- 500-gallon propane tank is currently trapped by floodwaters under a pedestrian bridge on the Razorback Greenway in Bentonville’s Little Sugar Creek Park.  The tank was reported to have floated from Pea Ridge to Bentonville before getting stuck in the bridge. Authorities are aware of the situation. Courtesy Greg Van Horn. 1:15 p.m.
Highway 72 in Little Flock is closed. 11:15 a.m.
Horseshoe Bend Nature Trail. Rogers, AR, closed. 4/28/2021. Photo Ninette Sosa.

Flood rescue at S. 54th & Stoney Brook, Rogers, AR. Photo by Jacob Cotner. 10:45 a.m.
Highway 112, north of Elm Springs. 10 a.m.

HIGHWAY ROAD CLOSURES

Rogers, AR. Photo Ninette Sosa. 9:30 a.m.
  • Benton County: State Highway 264, Section 2. Two miles of highway is washed out in both directions. Happened at 10:45 a.m., per IDRIVE. This is between Cave Springs & Lowell. Consider using Highway 12 as an alternate route.
  • Benton County: State Highway 127, in both directions due to flooding. Six miles of the highway is closed.

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