Arkansas River Flood 2019 Resources and Information
Arkansas continues to experience flooding conditions in communities along the Arkansas River. Safety is and must remain the highest priority. Please follow guidance from local and state officials and continue monitoring any developments and notices.
My office is prepared to assist affected Arkansans however we possibly can. Please contact us by phone at (202) 224-4843 (DC Office), (501) 372-7153 (Little Rock Office), (479) 573-0189 (Fort Smith Office) – or by visiting my website at boozman.senate.gov
The following resources below can help you stay informed about the latest conditions in your area and provide you with information necessary when clean-up and recovery efforts in impacted communities begin. Keep in mind that you should document any and all property damage and loss as that information will be helpful should you need to obtain formal assistance.
To find resources specific to your community, click here to find the contact information for your county’s Emergency Management Office.
Resources & Information:
Road closures: https://www.idrivearkansas.com/
National Weather Service active flooding map: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lzk
Army Corps of Engineers flooding map: https://bit.ly/30Lo0eG
- Click on “2019 event Inundation Forecast” tab (top right)
- Accept Disclaimer and click ok
- Click on icon with 4 squares under address search and select streets
FEMA Region 6: https://www.fema.gov/region-vi
- FEMA Helpline (7am-11pm ET, 7 days a week): 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362); TTY 1-800-462-7585
NOTE: As of today, Arkansas is still in the Public Assistance stage as it relates to FEMA support for the declared disaster. If/When Arkansas is approved for Individual Assistance, additional resources are expected to become available for clean-up & recovery purposes.
- NOTE: Arkansas does not currently have any declared areas, but you may still be able to apply online now. The system will let you proceed if early registration is open for your state or county. Your application will be processed if your county is added to an active declaration.
Shelters are operating for residents in following locations (current as of 6/4/19):
Visit this story for information on shelters: Red Cross relief efforts continue for Arkansas River flooding (via KARK/KLRT)
Arkansas.gov website: https://portal.arkansas.gov/pages/flood/
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management: https://adem.arkansas.gov/
Arkansas State Police: https://asp.arkansas.gov/
Little Rock District, Army Corps of Engineers: https://www.swl.usace.army.mil/
(covers AR River from Little Rock to Western Arkansas)
Vicksburg District, Army Corps of Engineers: https://www.mvk.usace.army.mil/
(covers Pine Bluff and Southeast Arkansas)
Original article source: https://www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2019/6/arkansas-river-flood-2019-resources-and-information | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council