Woman rescued from flood waters in Paragould

Woman rescued from flood waters in Paragould

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Heavy rain overnight caused issues across Region 8.

According to a storm report from the National Weather Service, a woman had to be rescued on South 5th street in Paragould due to flash flooding.

Electric crews are out right now, braving the elements to restore power to thousands across Arkansas and Missouri.

According to the Entergy Arkansas outage map, over 6,000 customers are being impacted across Arkansas.

More than 3,000 homes are without power in Mississippi County.More than 1,700 of those outages affect the east side of Blytheville and most of Gosnell.

About 400 of those outages affect the Dell and Dearman. Another 400 outages were reported along Highway 61 between Lemsford and Dogwood. At this time, they expect people to have power by 12 p.m. Friday.

Entergy also reports more than 600 homes without power in Crittenden County.

More than 216 homes are without power in Independence County. 146 of the outages are along the Spring Valley Drive area, just off Highway 167.

Jackson County has about 60 outages this morning, mostly in the Newport area.

Meanwhile, Walnut Ridge has about 75 homes without power.

Stone County has about 90 outages, most of them are centered just north of Mountain View

Craighead Electric Cooperative reports about 165 homes are without power in Greene County and 20 homes in Craighead.

If you are without power, don't delay, call your energy provider.

Here are some numbers for easy reference.


Clay County Electric Cooperative:


  • Corning Office:  (870) 857-3521
  • Pocahontas Office:  (870) 892-5251
  • Rector Office:  (870) 522-3201

To report an outage:  1-888-771-7772

Outage tips:  http://craigheadelectric.coop/content/report-outage


  • Jonesboro Office:  (870) 932-8301
  • Paragould Office:  (870) 239-2557
  • Walnut Ridge Office:  (870) 886-1616

To report an outage:  1-800-968-8243 (1-800-9OUTAGE)

Farmers Electric Cooperative:

(870) 523-3691

(870) 930-3300

Mississippi County Electric Cooperative:

To report an outage:  1-800-439-4563

(870) 762-2586

To report an outage:  (870) 895-3221

(870) 563-5245

Paragould Light Water and Cable:

(870) 239-7700

Piggott Municipal Light Water and Sewer

To report an outage:  (870) 593-3208

(870) 593-3243

(870) 563-5245



To report an outage:  1-800-552-7583

Kennett City Light Gas & Water:

(573) 888-5366

To report an outage after hours:  (573) 888-2888

(573) 276-2238

New Madrid Municipal Light & Power:

(573) 748-2458

To report an outage:  1-800-392-0567

(573) 785-4631

(573) 686-8020

Pemiscot-Dunklin Electric Cooperative:

To report an outage:  1-800-558-6641

(573) 757-6641

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