Saturday, January 31

Many Arkansas Residents Still Without Power

Approximately 88,000 still remain without electricity on Friday after this weeks devastating ice storm that hit portions of Arkansas. Electric officials say they are making slow but steady progress as the total amount of those without electricity stood at 111,000 on Wednesday. Many area shelters in the Mountain Home and Harrison area remained full.

About 19,000 still remain without power around Harrison and over 4,000 in the Mountain Home area. In Fayetteville 14,000, Springdale, 7,200 and Rogers, 3,500 remained with out electric as of Friday afternoon. Electric officials report that it will be at least a week for many before power is restored. For rural areas the wait could be much longer.

Here are a couple of links with photos from the ice storm.

Springdale Morning News

Harrison Daily

No comments: