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Thousands still without power day after strong storms

updated: 07/24/2014 11:57 a.m. Discuss

About 15,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity Thursday morning after strong storms hit the state, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and downing electrical lines.

Flooding, wind damage reported as storms move through state

updated: 07/23/2014 5:30 p.m. Comments 2

The National Weather Service in Little Rock is receiving multiple reports from county officials of damage from downed trees in Polk, Conway and Yell counties.

U.S. gives state $1 million for winter cleanup

posted: 07/23/2014 3:52 p.m. Discuss

The U.S. Department of Labor is giving Arkansas $1 million to help continue cleanup operations following a December winter storm.

Hot Springs, NLR feel record chills

posted: 07/18/2014 10:09 a.m. Comments 4

Hot Springs and North Little Rock both set record lows Wednesday, with their temperatures dipping into the low 60s, National Weather Service officials said.

Flash flooding expected in parts of Arkansas

updated: 07/17/2014 9:08 a.m. Discuss

A flash flood watch has been issued in western and central Arkansas as a large storm system heads into the state.

Storm exits Philippines after killing at least 38

posted: 07/17/2014 4:26 a.m. Discuss

A typhoon that barreled through the northern Philippines left at least 38 people dead, knocked out power in entire provinces and forced more than half a million people to flee its lethal wind and rains, officials said today.

2 cities' lows of 50, 62 snap July records

posted: 07/17/2014 3:43 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock and Fayetteville broke low-temperature marks Wednesday morning as a cold front dropped the mercury well below normal readings for July, National Weather Service meteorologists said.

Enjoy cool, dry day, forecasters say, because rain is coming

posted: 07/16/2014 9:51 a.m. Discuss

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, the National Weather Service has some advice: Do it today.

California OKs fines up to $500 for wasting water

posted: 07/16/2014 4:27 a.m. Discuss

California water regulators voted Tuesday to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car washing, as a report showed that consumption throughout the state has risen amid the worst drought in nearly four decades.

Crews restoring power in state

posted: 07/16/2014 3:29 a.m. Discuss

Utility crews expected to restore all power by late Tuesday after thunderstorms packing high winds, hail and lightning ripped through the state Monday.

Cool, dry air sweeps across state

posted: 07/15/2014 9:39 a.m. Discuss

A front is pushing cooler, drier air across Arkansas, keeping temperatures mild for the rest of the workweek, forecasters said Tuesday.

1st 100-degree day recorded for 2014

posted: 07/15/2014 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Temperatures in Arkansas reached triple digits for the first time this year Monday, but likely won't approach that mark again for at least another week, according to the National Weather Service in North Little Rock.

Severe storms expected this afternoon in parts of state

updated: 07/14/2014 1:40 p.m. Discuss

Severe storms are possible in parts of Arkansas as a system moves in Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.

Northern air flow keeping state cool

posted: 07/13/2014 3:16 a.m. Discuss

A repetitive weather pattern -- plenty of rain and a stubborn air mass parked over Canada -- is keeping Arkansas temperatures lower than average this summer.

California dreams dying with orchards

posted: 07/13/2014 3:14 a.m. Discuss

At first they called Fred Lujan a gentleman farmer.

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