Ice Storm Moves Through Region 8 - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Ice Storm Moves Through Region 8

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - A Winter Storm Warning remains for much of Region 8 Tuesday night and Wednesday. Freezing rain is expected to change over to sleet and snow overnight, according to KAIT Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan.

The additional precipitation will make driving very difficult overnight and Wednesday morning. The ice has broken trees and power lines knocking out power to thousands in Region 8.

There are several shelters open for those without power:

St. Bernards Auditorium

505 E Washington Ave

Jonesboro

Brookland Methodist Church

409 West Matthews

Brookland

Bay City Hall

224 Elder St

Bay

First Baptist Church

552 Hwy 62 E

Salem

Viola Assembly of God

10750 Hwy 62 W

Viola

Corning Community Center

Hwy 62 E

Corning

Marmaduke Methodist Church

North 3rd

Marmaduke

First Baptist Church

120 N. 3rd

Paragould

The Red Cross urges you to check on your neighbors and family that may be without power.

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