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Weather roller coaster continues with snow, sleet forecast

Winter weather moves into Region 8 Sunday.
Winter weather moves into Region 8 Sunday.(Susan Slowey)
Updated: Jan. 1, 2022 at 2:23 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - After heavy rains on Friday and Saturday, winter weather moved into Region 8 Sunday with snow and sleet forecasted throughout the area.

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the entire area until 10 p.m. Sunday, but the advisory has seen expired.

The weather also caused road conditions along I-555 between Tyronza and Trumann Sunday morning to be difficult.

ArDOT also reported online Sunday morning there were ice patches along Highway 49 from Brinkley to the Cross/Woodruff county line, as well as problems along I-40.

However, by later in the afternoon, ArDOT crews had cleared highways around the state of winter weather.

One of the best ways to be aware of the weather is to follow the Region 8 StormTEAM:

- Watch the latest forecasts on KAIT-TV at 4:30-7 a.m., Midday at 11 a.m., News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. on KAIT-ABC & KAIT-NBC. Newscasts are available over the air, on cable & satellite where available, on kait8.com, on the Region 8 News mobile app for smartphones and tablets (to install or update the news app search KAIT in your mobile marketplace).

- OTT watch Region 8 News from any device by downloading the Region 8 News app, the Region 8 Weather app, the Region 8 News Roku channel, or on the Region 8 News on Amazon Firestick.

Follow the Region 8 StormTEAM on social media:

FACEBOOK:

facebook.com/region8news

facebook.com/ryanvaughanweather

facebook.com/ZachHolderWeather

facebook.com/MeteorologistAaronCastleberry

TWITTER:

twitter.com/region8news

twitter.com/ryanvaughan

twitter.com/ZachHolderWx

twitter.com/WXAaronJC

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