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Arkansas River freezes during historic winter storm

5NEWS visited the Barling Lock & Dam to see an unusual site - a frozen Arkansas River.

BARLING, Ark. — It's not often you see the Arkansas River freeze, but that's exactly what happened this week with bone-chilling historically low temperatures hit the region. 

Reminder - As the weather steadily warms up heading this weekend, please do not attempt to walk on frozen bodies of water. 

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