Fort Smith police: flash flooding is happening across the city

River Valley News

Currently, Fort Smith fire and EMS are doing a  water rescue at Colony Lane and Cavanaugh Road in Fort Smith. This is just west of Jinny Lind Road. 

In addition, the Fort Smith Police Department has issued a flash flooding alert, and they are asking residents to use caution if out on the roads.  

FSPD Dispatchers have received multiple reports of significant flash flooding across the city, according to their Facebook page.

Areas flooded include Rogers and Meandering, Highway 271, and Old Greenwood and Gellco near Zero Street.

FSPD asks for people to please continue to report high-water areas and to not go into them.

Here is the non-emergency line is 479-709-5100. For emergencies, dial 911.

(Map for location of a swift water rescue at Colony Lane and Cavanaugh Road)

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