The Latest: 2 Arkansas levees topped by flood waters
May 29, 2019
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local):
State emergency officials say the Arkansas River has topped two levees in Arkansas, where historic flooding has inundated some communities.
A spokeswoman for the state Department of Emergency Management says flood waters overtopped a levee in Toad Suck, a community about 27 miles (43 kilometers) northwest of Little Rock. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the levee protects nearly 300 people.
Department spokeswoman Barbara Hager says officials had warned residents of impending fl...