Emergency Alert: Lawrence County Faces Widespread Power Disruptions, 700+ Outages

Region 8 is dealing with severe storms Thursday night into Friday morning.

Despite the fact that Central Arkansas is under a tornado warning, our area is not in its direct path. Nonetheless, the storms bring their own set of challenges.

Lights Out in Several Areas

Power outages have been reported in several locations as the storms increase.

Craighead Electric Cooperative reports 721 outages in Walnut Ridge and Hoxie as of 10:35 p.m. Entergy Arkansas also reported outages, with approximately 160 customers in Batesville without power, affecting Charlotte, and more outages in Monette and Leachville.

Read some of the latest headlines below:

Expect More Weather Turbulence

Residents are encouraged to be cautious as we enter a time of unexpected weather.

This week’s storms are only the beginning. Authorities stress the significance of being informed and taking the required steps.

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