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Flooding causes road closures in Northwest Arkansas

Some roads in Northwest Arkansas are closed to traffic due to flooding caused by Wednesday morning storms.

BENTON COUNTY, Ark — Flooding caused by severe weather has led to some road closures across Northwest Arkansas Wednesday, April 13.

According to Benton County officials, the following roads are impacted by flooding:

Benton County

  • Steward Road: Closed at the end of the road going towards Logan Cave Road.

Melody Kwok with Benton County says this is the first flooding like this the county has seen this year and wants drivers to stay alert while on the roads.

"Please please please do not go past barricades and that includes signs, caution tape, barrels signage," Kwok said. "Really, don’t go past it because they are there for a reason and we want people to be safe and to not have to be rescued."

Stay with 5NEWS for updates on road closing. 

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