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Heavy snow forecast for Arkansas on Christmas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Forecasters say people in Arkansas can expect to see a white Christmas this holiday and some mountainous areas could see up to 10 inches of snow.

National Weather Service meteorologist Julie Lesko in Little Rock says white Christmases are rare in the city. Little Rock has had snow on the ground from other storms on Christmas Day, but the National Weather Service says it's been decades since the city saw snow fall and accumulate on the holiday.

Lesko urges holiday travelers to get to where they need to go early in the day on Christmas before the snow really starts to come down.

A winter storm warning for Christmas Day stretches from far western Oklahoma to northeastern Arkansas.

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