Power knocked out Thursday night in Craighead Co. - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Power knocked out Thursday night in Craighead Co.

CRAIGHEAD CO, AR (KAIT) – Several communities in Craighead County will be in the dark for several hours.

Storms rolled through Region 8 Thursday afternoon knocking power out for many Entergy Arkansas customers.

Russell Harris with Entergy Arkansas says crews are having trouble brining a substation back online. Because of that, Monette, Caraway and Black Oak will be without power until at least 2 a.m. Friday.

The storms also knocked out power in Mississippi County. Entergy Arkansas says around 2,000 people are without power, most of those outages are in Manila. Entergy says power should be restored by 12 a.m.

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