Winter Blast Hits Oklahoma, Causes Arkansas Power Outages by Chuck Bartels Posted 12/26/2012 11:28 am Updated 5 years ago A rare Southern blizzard slipped out of Arkansas early Wednesday after knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses and causing traffic accidents in which three people were killed. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.