Power Restored Across Northwest Arkansas And The River Valley

A severe power outage slammed the region early Monday morning, leaving many in the dark. Washington County was particularly hard hit, with up to 1,400 people losing power by 9:00 a.m.

This disturbance caused significant worry throughout Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

Utility technicians worked feverishly to resolve these outages, and by midday, the bulk of the impacted neighborhoods had been restored to electricity.

Mid-Day Surge And Rapid Response

In an unexpected turn, power outages increased again in the afternoon, particularly in Washington County, where over 1,100 households lost power soon before 4:00 p.m.

The power corporations, on the other hand, responded quickly and efficiently to this setback. Their prompt action resulted in a significant reduction in the number of impacted households, which fell below 100 by the evening.

Current Status: County-By-County Breakdown

As of 5:19 p.m. Monday, power has been mostly restored throughout the region, with only a few outages lingering. According to poweroutage.us, here’s a full breakdown by county:

  • Benton County: 37
  • Carroll County: 0
  • Crawford County: 0
  • Franklin County: 0
  • Johnson County: 0
  • Le Flore County: 0
  • Logan County: 2
  • Madison County: 0
  • Sebastian County: 15
  • Scott County: 0
  • Sequoyah County: 0
  • Washington County: 75

The quick response to these outages demonstrates the efficiency and preparedness of local utility services in coping with such unplanned disturbances.

Residents are asked to stay updated through local news sources and to report any unresolved outages to their respective utility suppliers as power restoration continues.

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