Storms Damage Homes, Raise Flood Risk Across South

Storms damage homes, raise flood risk across South

Officials in Drew County are going house-to-house in and around Monticello, Ark., where numerous trees were blown onto trailers ...

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    10/5/2016 - 2:17 pm | View Link
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    02/12/2014 - 4:21 am | View Link
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  • FloodSafe Information
    FloodSafe Information. Flooding is an issue for a large number of residents in the Parish and will continue to affect the day to day decisions we make.
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