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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