LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — A winter storm that's expected to cripple much of the state into the weekend is sliding into Arkansas, bringing sleet and slick roads along with it.
Highway officials reported ice patches, sleet and slush on some roadways in northwest Arkansas on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for the Interstate 40 corridor and other areas in Arkansas.
The warning is in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday and stretches from the Oklahoma border in the west, the Texas border in the south to the Tennessee border in the east. The warning includes Little Rock.
Forecasters say significant ice accumulations are expected across central Arkansas late Thursday through Friday.