Extremely cold temperatures have hit Arkansas. While there has been no significant precipitation in the Entergy Arkansas territory, cold weather alone can lead to power outages, some of which may take longer to restore than normal.
Arkansas was hit by a round of severe weather overnight Saturday, May 27. The storm caused damage to the electrical system and outages statewide.
Crews spread across the state have restored power to more than 85 percent of the peak of 71,000 Entergy Arkansas customers hit by severe weather over the weekend.
As of 7 p.m., Entergy Arkansas line crews, contractors and tree trimmers have restored power to all but 2,800 of the 138,000 customers who were left in the dark after a severe storm hit the state Thursday night.
Entergy Arkansas line crews, contractors and tree trimmers have restored power to 112,000 of the 138,000 customers who were left in the dark after severe storm hit the state Thursday night. Almost 2,000 workers from 14 other states have converged on Arkansas to repair storm damage and will work 16-hour days until the job is complete. These include linemen, vegetation workers and support personnel. The crews began arriving throughout the day Friday.