On July 16, 1963, the city of Hot Springs had severe flooding, which,
from all reports, was exceeded only by a flood that occurred in May 1923.
The storm, which caused the flooding, was centered in the vicinity of Hot
Springs and covered an area including most of Garland County and parts of
Hot Spring and Saline Counties. The towns of Owensville, Jessieville,
Pleasant Hill, and Malvern were on the outer fringe of the storm area.
Flood damage exceeded $2 million in the storm area.
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Flood of July 16-17, 1963, in vicinity of Hot Springs, Arkansas