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Oxford winter weather preparations

Oxford winter weather preparations

Posted: Thu Jan 11 21:21:03 PST 2018
Updated: Thu Jan 11 21:21:04 PST 2018

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weather could be headed our way...people in the oxford area are preparing. wtva's madison heil joins us live in oxford with more. that's right emily....oxford is one of the areas under a winter weather advisory starting at 3 in the morning and lasting until 6 tomorrow night. the city and its residents are preparing for the possible winter weather. the lafayette county emergency management director is closely monitoring the weather and says the road department will be ready in the morning to assist where needed. he said bridges and overpasses will ice first and they have salt ready.the oxford police department will also be monitoring road conditions and will give updates on their social media accounts.grocery stores in the area were packed tonight as residents scrambled to get what they needed. a few shoppers i spoke with who didn't wish to be on camera told me they were stocking up on necessities in case they couldnt get to the store tomorrow.lafayette county schools and oxford school district schools will have a 2- hour delayed start in the morining due to the possibiliy of winter weather. ema director steve quarel said that if folks in the area plan to be on the roads early in the morning to be extra cautious and check the weather conditions beforehand. of course you can always check our website and news and weather aps for the latest on this winter weather. live in oxford madison heil wtva nine news. remember wtva is your