These 10 Photos Show The Devastation Of Arkansas’ Worst Flood In Decades
You may know from the news or firsthand, but the Arkansas River has flooded to record levels. Road closures, evacuated neighborhoods, and more rain in the forecast have Arkansans stressed out to say the least. The following photos are only small glimpses into the vast multi-state disaster but they do capture the devastation around Arkansas.
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The flooding is devastating but it’s important to focus on the countless volunteers and businesses working on community relief. This won’t be the first time Arkansans have bounced back from disaster.
Some of today’s photos were features from our Facebook Group, Arkansas Nature Lovers. You can join to see photos of Arkansas’ incredible nature (both the beautiful and the devastating) and share your own.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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