Because of winter weather which is expected to cover the state with either snow or ice today, the Arkansas Activities Association has postponed Wednesdayâ€™s state tournament play in all classes 7A, 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A).
The postponement will which push the semifinal round in each classification to Sunday, and will keep the State Finals which are scheduled for March 12-14 at Hot Springsâ€™ Bank of the Ozarks Arena on schedule.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) â€” Forecasters say winter precipitation will become common late this morning in a band from east central Oklahoma through northern Arkansas to southern Missouri.
A statement from the Storm Prediction Center on Wednesday warned of sleet, ice and snow accumulations. It said the freezing line at the surface largely paralleled Interstate 44 as of 6 a.m. Wednesday and was moving southeastward at 15-25 mph.
Forecasters issued a winter storm warning for all but one of Arkansas' 75 counties. Benton County is under a winter weather advisory.