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.
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.