Nearly 6,000 Homes Still Without Power Sunday
About 5,700 homes in the 5NEWS viewing area were without power Sunday morning (Dec. 8) after ice and snow pummeled the region.
Arkansas Valley Electric: 4,503 homes were without power, with the majority of the outages occurring in Waldron, Booneville, Greenwood and Clarksville.
OG&E: 250 homes were without power. All are reported in the Fort Smith area.
Swepco: 1,098 homes were without power, with the large majority of the outages being reported in Sebastian County.
Ozark Electric: Not reporting any outages as of Sunday morning.
Power companies said their crews had a very hard time restoring power overnight due to limbs and tress covered with ice and snow making contact impossible with lines in some areas.
Stay with 5NEWS for all your latest weather coverage, as the snowy and slick conditions continue throughout the day.