8-foot sinkhole opens up in Jonesboro

8-foot sinkhole opens up in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (WMC) - A sinkhole opened up amid flash flooding in Jonesboro.

The sinkhole is at the corner of Monroe and Puryear Streets and is eight feet deep and 10 inches wide.

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect in Craighead, Poinsett and Mississippi counties in Arkansas until 12:15 p.m. Monday.

The sinkhole in Jonesboro.
The sinkhole in Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT)

Some areas may see up to four inches of rain within six hours.

Several other roads are closed in Craighead County due to high water.

Be careful if you have to drive in the area. Remember: turn around, don’t drown.

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