December 21, 2014
10:17 pm
RAIN:  7AM to 7AM:  .00"    Month:  2.35”    Year:  43.58"   |  TEMPS:  High: 37  Low: 34

Snowy, icy week predicted for area

     Is is snowing heavily across the Twin Lakes area. The snow began about 10 this morning. Dispatchers with the Mountain Home Police and the Baxter County Sheriff's Office say officials are responding to a number of accidents, and urge motorists to stay off the roads.
     Baxter, Fulton, Izard and Stone Counties remain under a winter weather advisory. Boone, Marion, Searcy and Newton Counties are under a winter weather warning. Chuck Rickard, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in North Little Rock, says the snow will last through the evening and predicts accumulation of one to three inches.       
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     After a brief break from wintry weather on Monday, an icy scenario, including freezing rain and sleet, is predicted from Monday night into Tuesday night, says Brian Smith, senior forecaster with the National Weather Service in North Little Rock. This system is predicted to bring ice accumulation of one-tenth of an inch, or more, to the area.
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     Another system bringing snow is expected to move into the region Thursday morning. It is too early to predict accumulations, according to Smith.

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