Flooding in Eastern Arkansas Forces Evacuations

Published 06/29 2014 11:11AM

Updated 06/29 2014 10:31PM

FORREST CITY, AR -- Heavy rain in eastern Arkansas has forced evacuations as creeks swell due to runoff.

Ten homes have been evacuated along Highway 49, between Brinkley and Zent, in Monroe County.

Parts of Cleburne, Craighead, Cross, Independence, Jackson, Lee and Monroe counties have seen flash flooding.

Drivers are reminded not to try to drive through water.

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