Evacuations Continue As Arkansas River Reaches Historic Flood Levels

May 29, 2019

The Arkansas River has reached historic flood levels after weeks of relentless rain and tornadoes. The decades-old levee system is overwhelmed, and millions have been told to evacuate as waters have engulfed urban and rural areas alike. Reporter Frank Morris (@FrankNewsman) joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss the latest from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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