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Power restored to most residents after Saturday storms

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Published: Jul. 31, 2021 at 9:30 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2021 at 9:53 AM CDT
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(KAIT) - Thousands around Region 8 were without power following the storms Saturday night but power has been restored to most residents.

According to the outage map on the Entergy Arkansas website, 1,323 were without power as of around 11 p.m. Saturday.

By 9:50 a.m. Sunday, Entergy Arkansas said around 200 customers statewide were without power with around 5 in Mississippi County and 45 in the Pocahontas area.

Officials said on the website that power is expected to be restored by 12 p.m. Sunday in Mississippi County and by 1:30 p.m. in the Pocahontas area.

Craighead Electric also reported sporadic outages Sunday morning with about 20 customers each in Crittenden and Poinsett counties without power.

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