In a matter of days, Arkansas will see temperatures ranging from the upper 60s to the teens, which of course means severe weather will be in the mix. That usually means thunderstorms, floods and tornadoes this time of year, but it could also mean freezing rain.
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As Winter Storm Landon rapidly closes in on the state, Entergy Arkansas encourages customers to prepare for outages due to freezing rain and ice accumulation likely to affect the service area.
Customers should prepare by winterizing, preparing emergency kits, charging phones
Entergy Arkansas is staging crews, equipment and supplies in areas of the state likely to be the hardest hit later this week based on a forecast for bitter cold, sustained winds, sleet, freezing rain, snow and ice accumulations.
Company encourages residents and businesses to be storm ready
Forecasts call for rain, freezing rain and sleet over a large portion of the state in the next 48 hours, and Entergy Arkansas is prepping for potential outages. Those areas are likely to see ice accumulations, ranging from one-eighth to one-half inch, with below freezing temperatures and very low wind chills through Saturday.
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