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Update: Day after ice storm, power outages linger in Faulkner County

Posted: February 5, 2014 - 10:59am

One day after another round of winter weather that moved through Arkansas, hundreds are still without power in Faulkner County.

According to an Entergy outage map, residents are without electricity from Mayflower, north through Conway, into Springhill and Greenbrier. Various outages are also shown in Vilonia. The largest outage is currently in the Gold Creek area near Lake Conway where more than 300 are without power.

Conway Corporation crews have spent much of Wednesday morning repairing various outages in Conway, however no estimate on outages was provided.

 

Statewide, Entergy says more than 38,000 Arkansans are currently without power, according to the Associated Press. The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas told the Associated Press more than 10,400 customers are without power.

The National Weather Service said flurries are possible across the state Wednesday. On Thursday morning, the northern two-thirds of the state will see snow. Meteorologist John Robinson said the Ouachita Mountains region and near the Arkansas River Valley could see up to an inch.

Friday could bring another inch in some places, including central and northern Arkansas.

Robinson said roads still could have slippery areas because of colder temps recently.

"So, even though we are not expecting much snow, there could be some spotty hazardous driving conditions," he said.

Current Entergy power outages:


Information from this article was contributed by the Associated Press.

(Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. Follow Lee Hogan on Twitter at twitter.com/LCD_LeeHogan.)

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