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Gov. Hutchinson declares disaster area to 36 counties following storms, flood

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

According to a press release, Gov. Asa Hutchinson declared a disaster areas to 36 counties and two cities Saturday.

The declaration comes following last weekend's severe storms that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout much of the state.

According to the release, the disaster area included several Region 8 counties.

To see the list of counties and the two cities declared disaster areas, please click here.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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