It Was So Cold In Arkansas In 1983, Temperatures Stayed Below Freezing For Over 10 Days

Arkansas isn’t known for having brutally cold weather. In fact, our winters are fairly mild with below average levels of snowfall, but occasionally, nature will throw us some curveballs. During those brutal winters, the state experienced major blizzards, ice storms, and more. And one of the coldest winters in Arkansas happened in 1983. The temperatures were so low that the Arkansas River froze over. For over 10 days, the entire area was crippled by the freezing temperatures. Let’s step back in time to relive these treacherous conditions.

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And if you would like to read more about extreme weather conditions, here’s an article about more Horrific Winter Storms in Arkansas.

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