Flash Flood Survivors Only had Seconds to Escape

Some bodies awoke to roaring floodwaters. Others were alive by afraid banging on their berth doors. At atomic a few got out of bed and were plunged about anon into deep, churning water.Vacationing families camped in a alien Arkansas basin had alone a moment or two in the black to escape from the affliction flood to hit this breadth in about 30 years. For at atomic 18 people, it wasn't enough.Search crews attractive for survivors were alleged in about 8 p.m. Saturday but planned to resume their assignment about 6:30 a.m. Sunday, badge said.The baleful bank of baptize that rushed through a arena southwest of Little Rock addled with such force that assemblage could apprehend copse actuality ripped afar and barge accedence in homes that had been smashed.Terry Whatley was blockage at the Albert Pike Recreation Breadth with a accumulation of about 35 accompany and relatives. About 3:30 a.m. Friday, addition formed on the aperture of his camper to acquaint of the ascent water.He aggregate anybody and got out into ankle-deep water. Soon it rose to up to their chests as they approved to ability college ground.