JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A mix of winter weather across northern Arkansas and southern Missouri Thursday night is creating hazardous driving conditions and knocking out power. Conditions are expected to
UPDATED: Mid-southerners began digging out from the sleet and snow Saturday. Power utility companies and road crews dug their way out of the ice. Despite below freezing temperatures, the Sun helped thaw many primary roads in the region. Snow, slush, ice and ice patches covered most roads in northern and eastern Arkansas as of Saturday afternoon.
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Drivers drove a little slower than usual going through the intersection of Highway 49 and 412 Friday after the Winter Storm glazed streets of Region 8.
Drivers drove a little slower than usual going through the intersection of Highway 49 and 412 Friday after the Winter Storm glazed streets of Region 8.
The following events have been canceled or postponed because of the winter weather. Please check back often for updates.
Events listed have been emailed into the Region 8 Newsroom as canceled or postponed because of winter weather. Please check back often for updates.
MONETTE, AR (KAIT) - Roughly 1,000 residents were without power Friday in Eastern Craighead County. Entergy crews worked throughout the day to restore power to residents in Monette, Caraway and Black Oak
Entergy crews restore power to town, local restaurant feeds crews as thank you
NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – Drivers tried to take it slow Friday while traveling on U.S. 67 into Jackson County. Road crews mostly worked in vain to clear the highway of ice and slush. Sleet fell persistently
Sleet fell persistently until Friday afternoon, erasing most of the progress that the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department attempted to make for drivers.