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Power Crews Reducing Outage Numbers Quickly
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Power outages for Entergy Arkansas are down to a little over 9,600 this morning (as of 6:15).
The company mobilized an expanded workforce of 2,600 to repair damage to the electrical system caused by Sunday night's winter storm.
Entergy says outages peaked around 7:30 a.m. on Monday at 27,600. By 4 p.m. workers had reduced that number to 15,870.
The majority of the outages this morning are in Crittenden and St. Francis counties.
At 7:30 this morning, the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas sent the following outage update:
Approximately 1,500 electric cooperative members remain without service due to Sunday’s winter storm.
Crews at Craighead Electric Cooperative in Jonesboro, Mississippi County Electric Cooperative in Blytheville and Woodruff Electric Cooperative in Forrest City continue to diligently address the outages. At the peak there were about 8,500 electric cooperative members without service during this round of winter weather.
Use these links to find the latest outage information: