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Highways partially underwater in Lonoke Co.

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In Lonoke County, parts of Highways 13, 381, and 31 in are closed due to high water.

The county judge and law enforcement were out Wednesday monitoring the situation.

Some residents are even having to evacuate their homes, according to KARK.

Lonoke County Sheriff John Staley says at least one person has been rescued from the water, as drivers ignore barricades.

The sheriff also said deputies are issuing citations to everyone driving past a barricade.

“Just a couple of inches can wash the car off the road,” Staley says.

If you would like to hear from some residents, go here.

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