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Flash flood watch issued as heavy rains approach state

updated: 07/30/2014 11:15 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — A flash flood watch goes into effect in western Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon as storms bringing heavy rainfall head toward the state.

Report presses case for rule on carbon

posted: 07/30/2014 5:42 a.m. Discuss

Failing to adequately reduce the carbon pollution that scientists say contributes to climate change could cost the U.S. economy $150 billion a year, according to an analysis by the White House Council of Economic Advisers released Tuesday.

Beebe: Uninsured storm victims in 3 counties eligible for assistance

posted: 07/29/2014 3:15 p.m. Discuss

Uninsured storm victims in Monroe, St. Francis and Woodruff counties will be able to seek state assistance made available from the Governor's Disaster Fund starting Thursday, Gov. Mike Beebe's office announced Tuesday.

Aid groups to host disaster workshop

posted: 07/26/2014 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Church World Service and other disaster relief organizations are holding a free "Recovery Tools and Training" event Tuesday for those dedicated to helping rebuild homes and lives in the aftermath of the April 27 tornado in central Arkansas.

Thousands still without power day after strong storms

updated: 07/24/2014 11:57 a.m. Discuss

About 15,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity Thursday morning after strong storms hit the state, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and downing electrical lines.

Flooding, wind damage reported as storms move through state

updated: 07/23/2014 5:30 p.m. Comments 2

The National Weather Service in Little Rock is receiving multiple reports from county officials of damage from downed trees in Polk, Conway and Yell counties.

U.S. gives state $1 million for winter cleanup

posted: 07/23/2014 3:52 p.m. Discuss

The U.S. Department of Labor is giving Arkansas $1 million to help continue cleanup operations following a December winter storm.

Hot Springs, NLR feel record chills

posted: 07/18/2014 10:09 a.m. Comments 4

Hot Springs and North Little Rock both set record lows Wednesday, with their temperatures dipping into the low 60s, National Weather Service officials said.

Flash flooding expected in parts of Arkansas

updated: 07/17/2014 9:08 a.m. Discuss

A flash flood watch has been issued in western and central Arkansas as a large storm system heads into the state.

Storm exits Philippines after killing at least 38

posted: 07/17/2014 4:26 a.m. Discuss

A typhoon that barreled through the northern Philippines left at least 38 people dead, knocked out power in entire provinces and forced more than half a million people to flee its lethal wind and rains, officials said today.

2 cities' lows of 50, 62 snap July records

posted: 07/17/2014 3:43 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock and Fayetteville broke low-temperature marks Wednesday morning as a cold front dropped the mercury well below normal readings for July, National Weather Service meteorologists said.

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