April 23, 2004 -- Posted at 5:55 pm CDT
BATESVILLE -- Weather is an ever changing event. Four days ago the region and state were well behind yearly totals for rainfall. After a rainy four days of weather the region is now ahead of yearly totals and looking to add to it over the weekend.
In Batesville, OES coordinator Bill Hicks says his city is like most other Northeast Arkansas towns. They have seen minor flash flooding but no major flooding in the city. He adds they could see problems over the next few days if rainfall totals continue to quickly rise. Something the national weather service is predicting.
Areas like Batesville could see more than three inches of rain if local forecasts hold up. The rainfall could flood towns like Batesville who are seeing their own drains back up. Hicks says Batesville’s drains are connected to the