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Heavy Rains Forecast for ATU Campuses

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The National Weather Service office in Little Rock is warning of the potential for flooding rains in the Arkansas River Valley through Thursday, Sept. 3.

The Arkansas Tech University campus in Russellville is forecast to receive an additional 4-to-6 inches of rain between Tuesday, Sept. 1, and Thursday, Sept. 3.

ATU-Ozark Campus could receive 2-to-4 inches of additional rain during that time frame.

Heavy rain may cause Russellville campus parking lots XX, YY, and ZZ, located on the west side of North Glenwood Avenue, to flood.

It is possible that other flood-prone areas on and near the ATU campus in Russellville may experience issues. This includes the intersection of North Arkansas Avenue and West O Street.

Information about the dangers posed by flooding is available from the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov/tsa/hydro_tadd.

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