JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Nearly 1,000 Craighead Electric customers were without power at one point Friday afternoon in Craighead County.
According to a post on the Craighead Electric Twitter page, the customers were in the area north of Jonesboro and east of Bono.
By 4:40 p.m., power had been mostly restored, leaving a handful of customers without power, Craighead Electric said on its website.
Entergy Arkansas also reported nearly 2,300 customers around the state were without power as of 4:40 p.m. Friday, with a large majority of the outages in Pulaski and Jefferson counties. Sporadic outages were also reported in Baxter, Craighead, Crittenden, Mississippi, St. Francis and White counties.
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