Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Expected For NWA

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ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory until 10:30 p.m. and a flood warning until midnight for Northwest Arkansas.

Expect rain, lightning and thunderstorms throughout late Sunday (July 2) night.

At 8 p.m. a  strong thunderstorm line extended four miles southeast of Noel, Missouri, in McDonald County.

Interstate 49 between mile markers 75 and 84, and 86 and 93 is expected to be impacted by the heavy rain.

Hail, and winds in excess of 40 miles per hour is possible.  Areas in the path of the storm include:

Springdale

Rogers

Bentonville

Berryville

Eureka Springs

Bella Vista

Lowell

Pea Ridge

Gentry

Green Forest

Bethel Heights

Gravette

Cave Springs

Decatur

Highfill

Garfield

Gateway

Beaver

Springtown

Carrollton

FLOOD ADVISORY:

Northern Benton County
FLASH FLOOD WARNING:

Rogers… Bentonville
Bella Vista… Pea Ridge
Gravette… Decatur
Garfield… Gateway
Maysville… War Eagle
Hiwasse… Hobbs State Park
Miller… Centerton
Sulphur Springs… Avoca
Hill Top… Beaver Lake
Walnut Hill… Monte Ne

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