Some 135,000 Entergy customers statewide are without power today
and that number is expected to rise. Most of the outages are concentrated in Hot Springs, Little Rock, Batesville and Conway.
An automated message on the Entergy customer service line indicates that it could be two days before power is restored.
Our advertising director Phyllis Britton, who lives on top of Cantrell hill, reports that Jennings Osborne's sign blew into a power line, leaving much of the area between Mississippi and River Ridge without power.
A tree took out a utility pole on Martin and 3rd near my house in Stifft Station and at least a few streets nearby seem to be in the dark.