People cope with cold weather - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

People cope with cold weather

Posted:
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Blytheville man found dead from gunshot wound

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:22:23 GMT
    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.
    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.
  • Trumann man dead after vehicle overturned into ditch

    Trumann man dead after vehicle overturned into ditch

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:55:51 GMT
    The crash report from Arkansas State Police showed Bobby Lee Fagan, 41, of Trumann died as a result of the crash.
    The crash report from Arkansas State Police showed Bobby Lee Fagan, 41, of Trumann died as a result of the crash.
  • Walnut Ridge man accused of stabbing, beating woman arrested

    Walnut Ridge man accused of stabbing, beating woman arrested

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:59:59 GMT
    A Lawrence County man is in jail following the stabbing and beating of a woman.
    A Lawrence County man is in jail following the stabbing and beating of a woman.

JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) - It has been a winter to remember across Region 8 with temperatures that are well below average this year.

The cold weather has everyone staying indoors and trying to stay warm except for those who have to be outside for work.

Brian Arford works for the Arkansas Highway Department and was out replacing signs today that had fallen on the side of the road.

Arford said, "Just wear a lot of warm clothes.  Insulated work gloves, insulated work boots, long johns, anything you can put on you.  You know, you kind of get used to being out here so you know what to expect.  The right stuff to buy, stuff for your ears, or whatever to help you keep warm through the winter."

Arford wasn't the only one out and about today dealing with the cold weather.  Postal worker, Doug Bleven was out dealing with the cold temperatures as well.

Bleven said that its been one of the worst winters that he can remember.

He said some of the hardest things he has had to deal with this winter are "slipping, and falling, and just trying to stay warm."

The winter of 2014 will be one to remember as one with cold temperatures that kept people indoors, except for those who had to be working out in the frigid temperatures.

Copyright 2014 KAIT. All rights reserved.

 

 

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.