Major Rainfall Floods Northwestern Arkansas

Severe weather affected the southern US on Wednesday, April 28, causing extreme flooding in northwestern Arkansas that blocked roads and complicated travel.

Footage captured by Shanda Roberson in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, shows flooding on State Highway 59.

The National Weather Service (NWS) had issued multiple flash flood warnings on the afternoon of April 28, from east-central Oklahoma into far northwestern Arkansas, with a flood watch continuing into April 29. The NWS also reported that some areas received more than six inches of rain. Credit: Shanda Roberson via Storyful