Storm Leaves 135K Still Without Power In Arkansas

December 28, 2012

A Christmas Day blizzard that dumped more than 15 inches of Arkansas on the state, causing massive damage to power lines have affected more than 200,000 customers, has left more than 135,000 residents still without power.

Word from the state’s largest utility is that the lights could be out until after the start of the new year.

After the storm’s peak early Wednesday, homes and businesses across the state had lost power.

The storm system came out of the Rockies early Tuesday with blizzard conditions in southwestern Oklahoma and tornadoes along the Gulf Coast.

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