VIDEO: Cars stalled in waist-high water as flash flooding hits Union County

Flash flooding hit south Arkansas on the day before Independence Day. Over five inches of rain.
Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 12:58 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2022 at 2:02 PM CDT
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UNION COUNTY, Ark. (KNOE) - Widespread 5-9 inches of rain has fallen in Union County since earlier this morning, July 3, and there is still rain happening.

Law enforcement said that the road between 612 and 607 E. Padgett in Norphlet is washing out and to use caution or find an alternate route.

Smackover officers said many of the city streets are flooded and impassable. Lisbon, Broadway and 7th Streets are all extremely flooded and should be avoided.

Flooding in Smacker, Arkansas, on July 3, 2022.
Flooding in Smacker, Arkansas, on July 3, 2022.(Source: Austin Scott)

The area of Philadelphia Road ad Pigeon Hill Road intersection is underwater.

According to community posts from Facebook, there is waist-deep water in El Dorado by Home Depot and 19th Street.

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