PARAGOULD, AR (News release) - While road conditions were already poor last night, the conditions deteriorated significantly during the overnight hours.
Any ice that had melted on the roadways refroze overnight causing all streets and highways to become solid sheets of ice. Driving on the roadways has become treacherous, at best.
The Paragould Police Department encourages all citizens to avoid driving unless an emergency requires travel. With the coming days at freezing temperatures or below, these dangerous travel conditions will remain with us, with less traveled roads being especially hazardous.
If you must travel, remember to take your time and drive slowly. Be sure to anticipate stops and avoid hard breaking.
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