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Flooding

Flooding can never be overlooked in Arkansas.
  • In 2006 floods caused three deaths.
  • In 2007 floods caused one death.
  • In 2008 floods caused one death.
  • In 2009 floods caused five deaths.
Most flash flood deaths happen at night. That?s when flooded roads are the hardest to see.

1. Never try to walk through flowing water.
  • Six inches of moving water can sweep you off your feet.
2. Never try to drive through a flooded road.
  • Only a few inches can cause your car to move.
  • You and your car can be swept into a deeper area.
  • You could easily find yourself trapped.
3. Avoid power lines and electrical wires.
  • Electrical current can move through water and cause electrocution.

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