Winter weather in our service area has arrived, bringing snow, icing and cold temperatures to some areas. After the frozen precipitation moves out overnight tonight, we will see an extended period of extremely low temperatures in all four states we serve.
Arctic air with snow and sleet made its way into the state Sunday afternoon. Forecasts call for more precipitation across our service territory and is expected to continue through Monday evening.
Arctic air with snow and sleet made its way into the state Sunday, and currently there are approximately 2,400 Entergy Arkansas customers without power. We are mindful of the impact extreme cold temperatures have on our customers and will continue to work quickly and safely.
Some parts of our service area may see snow, ice, or freezing rain beginning this afternoon. This will be followed by an extended period of very low temperatures in all four states we serve.
As extreme cold moves into the state this weekend, Entergy Arkansas is working hard to make sure customers can stay warm by preparing equipment and resources.
Entergy Arkansas is prepared for the second round of severe weather, and customer safety and comfort remain our top priority.
Entergy Arkansas has restored more than 35,000 power interruptions as a result of severe weather that impacted the state overnight Thursday and throughout Friday.
Even as Entergy employees continue to respond to outages caused by widespread severe thunderstorms, our workers are prepared to respond to another major winter event across our service.