An unexpected round of precipitation led to icy roads Monday morning that continued into the afternoon hours after a round of sleet moved across the region.
A winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. as forecasters are calling for periods of continued sleet that could eventually transition to snow by 9 p.m.
As of 4 p.m. Monday, at least 10 area public school districts had announced AMI days for Tuesday after cancelling in-person classes on Monday.
Icy patches are being reported on most of the area’s main highways and roads, according to the state’s idrivearkansas website.
Trash and recycling pickups were suspended in Fayetteville, and will resume once road conditions improve.