The Latest: 2 Arkansas levees topped by flood waters


FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local):

4:25 p.m.

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...

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