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[10 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 3,736 views]
Winter weather paralyzes central Arkansas

According to the National Weather Service office in Little Rock, between 2 and 6 inches of snow fell on central and southern Arkansas between Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning.
Some areas of the state received 10 inches of snow during the storm, as detailed quite well on a map in a weather report issued by the Weather Service.
Naturally, that much snow dumped on an area that typically receives very little caused a number of problems.
In central Arkansas, the National Guard was called out shortly after midnight on Monday to check …

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[9 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,164 views]
Snow in Arkansas

The National Weather Service warned a lot of parts of Arkansas would get hit with snow on Sunday and it appears that forecast was correct.
The snow started falling in parts of central Arkansas about 1 p.m. and hit areas of the state farther south earlier. By 3:30 p.m., the Benton School District started calling parents here in town and telling them what children have been hoping for all weekend — schools in the district are closed tomorrow.
And that’s really no surprise — the snow has fallen heavy on central Arkansas …