About 1,400 workers will be assisting Entergy Arkansas in power restoration with the incoming winter storms moving across the state. If you lose power, please help us by turning off your appliances and heating units, so we can more quickly get the power restored to everybody.
The sleet and freezing rain that interrupted service to nearly 5,000 Entergy Arkansas customers over the last 24 hours has passed through the state. Restoration time for most customers without power is 10 p.m. tonight.
Crews were working to restore power Thursday to approximately 1,000 customers that remained without electricity, and those customers were expected to be restored by 10 p.m.
Workers are responding to outages and are gearing up for another round of storms forecast to arrive in a few days.
As the winter storm bears down on Arkansas, 900 restoration workers have arrived to assist our crews in responding to outages quickly and safely should they occur.
Entergy Arkansas is ready for the winter storm that is moving across the state, which could cause extensive power outages.
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.
Mutual assistance allows for extra help in disasters.