Update: Interstate 30 in southwest Arkansas reopens after flash flooding

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Update:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – All lanes of travel along Interstate 30 in southwest Arkansas are back open after being shutdown in a few areas due to flash flooding.

The Arkansas Department of Transportation shared the news via social media shortly after 1 p.m., saying that “traffic will SLOWLY return to normal.”

Original story:

SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS – Heavy rain overnight has triggered flash flooding in parts of southwest Arkansas.

The Arkansas Department of Transportation reported shortly after 10 Tuesday morning that sections of Interstate 30, as well as Hwys. 19, 67, 70, 128, 278, 301, 364 and 371 remain closed due to high water.

Interstate 30 at Prescott is closed in the westbound lanes only.

Interstate 30 at mile marker 61 is closed at Gurdon in both directions because three of water is covering all lanes.

Travelers can monitor interstate/highway conditions at https://idrivearkansas.com/.

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