Arkansas Governor Issues Disaster Declaration Following Snow Storm

December 27, 2012

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe issued a disaster declaration after a Christmas Day storm dumped snow and ice throughout the state and caused power outages to over 200,000 residents.

Beebe issued the declaration Wednesday afternoon. The outages comprise more than a quarter of Entergy Arkansas customers statewide.

The National Weather Service says 9 inches of snow fell Tuesday in Little Rock. North Little Rock recorded 10 inches.

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  • December 31, 2012 at 9:19 am
    littlerocker says:
    That's because the statewide paper no longer covers the state. I, as a resident of Garland County, have also noticed the lack of news coverage outside the realm of civilized i... read more
  • December 27, 2012 at 4:08 pm
    amber says:
    The Center for Disaster Philanthropy responds with stability, providing credible advice and a consistent strategic approach. We help donor’s best leverage their resources th... read more
  • December 27, 2012 at 1:41 pm
    Annie dethardt says:
    What about the rest of the state? Arkansas is more than Little Rock and N LR. I am disappointed that other area's were not mentioned.
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