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Crews continue to work on restoring Arkansans' power

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - More crews are coming to Central Arkansas to help with the massive power outages across the state. Tuesday's snow storm caused the widespread loss of electricity throughout Arkansas.

Entergy, Inc. is reporting several power outages in the state of Arkansas. As of 10:45 a.m. Friday, the company was reporting more than 110,000 outages within their coverage area. That number is down from a peak of more than 191,000 customers without power.  Sally Graham with Entergy says crews from 15 different states are in Arkansas to help with the restoration.

First Electric Cooperative reported that as of 7 a.m. Friday, there were about 11,000 members without power.   Members may report an outage at (888) 827-3322 or 800 489-7405. More information will be posted on their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/FirstElectric.

According to North Little Rock Electric, around 600 households were without power Thursday morning. The City of North Little Rock and the Red Cross still have beds at the community center for citizens needing a warm place to stay. The center is located at 2700 Willow. Contact (501) 791-8541 with questions.

To report an outage with NLRED, call (888) 728-4004. More information can be found at nlrelectric.com, on the department's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/NLRElectric or by following on Twitter @NLRElectric.

Please remember that if power is out at a traffic light, the intersection immediately becomes a four-way stop, and stay away from downed power lines for your safety.

THV 11 will continue updating this story; keep checking back here for updates.


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