State 1 of few to get rare ‘thundersnow’

Phenomenon unusual, expert says

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:43 a.m.

Arkansans saw myriad weather conditions Tuesday — rain, sleet, freezing rain, snow fog, snow and even a blizzard in spots — as a large storm system gave Arkansas its first white Christmas in years.

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