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Your Photos: Snow falling in Northwest Arkansas

Light snow is starting to fall in parts of Northwest Arkansas.

Heavy snow is falling across Northwest Arkansas and is starting to accumulate and make for dangerous driving conditions on roads and overpasses. A mixture of snow/rain will make its way to the River Valley this evening, but with less accumulation. 

A few notes from Garrett Lewis in the Weather Center on what we can expect to see today


  • Totals continue to trend higher with NW Arkansas getting higher snow rates during the day on Sunday.
  • Be aware of slick and wet roads
  • It's also going to linger after dark and with higher totals... road problems could continue into Monday morning.
  • School closings are possible Monday morning.

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