AR power crews preparing for Hurricane Matthew's arrival - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

AR power crews preparing for Hurricane Matthew's arrival

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Should Hurricane Matthew strike the eastern U.S. coast, several men and women from Arkansas will be there to greet the storm.

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. said Wednesday it will dispatch 10 line crews to assist with restoration efforts.

The crews and equipment will leave the state on Thursday, Oct. 6. They will stage in Macon, GA to assist Georgia Power and Light.

Other electric cooperatives throughout the state may also be dispatched at a later date to assist with restoration efforts.

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