- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Tens of thousands of homes and businesses remain without electricity after wintry weather hit Arkansas.

Entergy Arkansas says about 38,000 customers were without power Wednesday morning. Garland County had the highest number of outages at more than 5,800. Crittenden County reported more than 4,100 outages and Conway County had about 3,300 outages. Cross County reported more than 3,100 outages.

Outages of more than 2,000 customers were reported in Mississippi, Montgomery and St. Francis counties.

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas had about 10,400 customers without electricity Wednesday morning. Officials say the hardest hit cooperatives include Craighead Electric Cooperative of Jonesboro, First Electric Cooperative of Jacksonville, Petit Jean Electric Cooperative of Clinton, South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative of Arkadelphia and Woodruff Electric Cooperative of Forrest City.

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