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An Active Weather Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday in parts of the Ohio Valley, Upper Mississippi Valley and south-central Plains. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Finally, heat and record high temperatures are likely across the Southern U.S. Read More >

Overview
A devastating freezing rain/ice storm event struck Northeast Texas, Southwest Arkansas, and Southeast Oklahoma on December 25-26, 2000. This storm caused widespread power outages and travel problems. At one point, much of the city of Texarkana was without power, telephone, and water. Ice accumulations were estimated by observes to be as much as an inch in Southwest Arkansas. There was a very narrow (about 20 miles) zone where conditions progressed from no icing to significant icing across Northeast Texas and Northern Louisiana.
 
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Ice accumulations at the NWS office in Shreveport   Ice accumulations at the NWS office in Shreveport   Ice accumulations at the NWS office in Shreveport
Ice accumulations at the NWS office in Shreveport
Ice accumulations in Hope, AR
Ice accumulations in Hope, AR.
Map of ice accumulations
IMap of ice accumulations.

 

 
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