Storm damage update

Downed trees has forced at least one road closure in Drew County from Hurricane Laura, according to a press release from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management at 5:27 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26. Trees down on some vehicles and houses have also been reported by residents. State School Road was briefly closed but was reported by residents to be cleared and back open by 6 p.m.
Damage in other Arkansas counties as reported by the ADEM:
Bradley County – Three homes and 70 utilities were damaged.
Calhoun County – One home and one utility sustained damage.  At least one road was closed due to downed trees and power lines.
Drew County – Downed trees forced at least one road closure.
Hot Spring County – Multiple roads closed due to downed trees.
Lafayette County – Downed power lines forced at least one road closure.
Lee County – At least one road was washed out due to rain.
Ouachita County – County sustained widespread damage primarily from fallen trees.  One home was damaged.  Multiple power lines down across the county.
Saline County – High water levels forced at least one road closure.
More information will be posted as it is received.
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