PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Heavy rains overnight have flooded roads and caused power outages in parts of Paragould and Greene County.
Around 5 a.m., Paragould Police posted on their Facebook page that some city streets and outside lanes of the highways were underwater after torrential rainfall in a short amount of time.
East Lake Street was closed from the Court Street and Lake intersection, to U.S. Highway 412 for almost 3 hours.
Craighead Electric also reported some power outages in parts of Greene County from the storms.
Altogether crews worked to get almost 300 homes back up and running.
CECC had all the power back on by around 8 a.m. Friday.