Wednesday, March 5 2014 11:11 AM EST2014-03-05 16:11:34 GMT
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Poor road conditions have stranded hundreds of motorists in Region 8. Most, along I-55 in Mississippi County. "We were all the way in Missouri on foot just walking," Shondra WrightMore >>
Roughly 50 Region 8 residents from Blytheville area churches and organizations spent hundreds of dollars and hours of their time walking along I-55 bringing food and water to those stranded motorists.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:16 AM EST2014-03-05 13:16:07 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Traffic remains at a standstill on Interstate 55 in Arkansas as Tuesday night after some drivers have been stranded for hours. Other motorists pulled over for the night and will wait untilMore >>
Traffic remains at a standstill on Interstate 55 in Arkansas Tuesday night after some drivers have been stranded for hours.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 7:14 AM EST2014-03-05 12:14:43 GMT
The wintry weather that has moved into south Louisiana is causing problems for drivers early Tuesday morning. Louisiana State Police said I-10 East near Whiskey Bay is closed due to a crash. Troopers addedMore >>
The wintry weather that moved through south Louisiana Tuesday morning caused problems for drivers throughout the day, as several major roadways were closed until the afternoon.More >>
(CNN) - This has been such a brutal winter season for many parts of the country. And in many places it's not over yet.
One often over looked area that gets beat up in all this cold? Our cars.
AccuWeather put together a list of the biggest ways the cold can damage your car.
First off is your battery. Anything below 30 degrees takes power from your battery.
You can check the health before it dies by getting it looked at by a mechanic.
It can also harm your car's fluids. We're talking oil, anti freeze, brake and transmission fluids.
At 35 and below, the cold thickens those fluids, causing them to not flow as easily.
Your tires are also at risk. For every 10 degree drop in temperature, your tires lose one pound per square inch, under inflating your tires. This makes you especially vulnerable on icy roads.
Spark plug reliability is an issue in the cold and causes your car to not start.
Two big things can help avoid many of these problems: parking in a garage and getting regular maintenance done on your car.
Friday, April 18 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:51:28 GMT
A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are...More >>
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.More >>
Thursday, April 17 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:54:04 GMT
Harold Robins and his girlfriend lost their home Monday night. And to make matters worse they didn't have insurance. Still the traveling pipe fitter says he would live in an RV again because of how convenientMore >>
Harold Robins and his girlfriend lost their home Monday night. And to make matters worse they didn't have insurance. Still the traveling pipe fitter says he would live in an RV again because of how convenient they are.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:54:04 GMT
Strong winds from Monday's severe weather caused some damage to a condo complex in Gautier. Two walls at the Riverbend Condominiums came crashing down around 8 p.m.More >>
Strong winds from Monday's severe weather caused some damage to a condo complex in Gautier. Two walls at the Riverbend Condominiums came crashing down around 8 p.m. Neighbors remember hearing a loud roar before the wall started to shake.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:53:03 GMT
In a matter of minutes, dozens of people had their lives literally turned upside down when a violent storm ripped through the Santa Maria RV park in Gautier Monday night.More >>
In a matter of minutes, dozens of people had their lives literally turned upside down when a violent storm ripped through the Santa Maria RV park in Gautier Monday night. Tuesday morning, they got their first daylight look at what remains of their homes and belongings.More >>
With all of Valparaiso under military rule early Tuesday, 5,000 firefighters, police, forest rangers, soldiers, sailors and civil defense workers joined in a mammoth fight against wildfires licking around the...More >>
President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot...More >>