Power outages reported throughout Northeast Arkansas

Power outages reported throughout Northeast Arkansas
An ice storm that moved into Northeast Arkansas early Thursday morning brought with it sleet and freezing rain, as well as power outages.

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - An ice storm that moved into Northeast Arkansas early Thursday morning brought with it sleet and freezing rain, as well as power outages.

As of 8:30 p.m., Entergy Arkansas reports one customer without power in Mississippi County. At 6:15 a.m., 2,100 customers were without power by 8 a.m.; they had reduced that number to 837.

Earlier Thursday, the company reported sporadic outages in Craighead, Independence, Jackson, Poinsett, and White Counties.

Entergy Arkansas reported sporadic outages across Region 8.
Entergy Arkansas reported sporadic outages across Region 8. (Source: Entergy Arkansas)

As of 8:45 p.m., Craighead Electric reports nine customers without power east of Black Oak on Highway 139.

Meanwhile, Jonesboro City Water and Light report no outages.

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