12 Arkansas counties declare emergencies because of flooding; February brought record rain to parts of state

Posted: March 1, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Sandy Wilson rakes up debris Wednesday before pumping out her yard in Pangburn after a pond levee broke and sent water rushing past her house and into the Little Red River. She said much of the damage was in the garage, where the water left behind a couple of feet of mud.

The wettest February on record for much of Arkansas has come to an end after another band of thunderstorms pounded central and southeast Arkansas on Wednesday night.

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Photos by Thomas Metthe

A map showing river flooding in Arkansas.

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