Oxford Schools delayed by winter weather

Published 6:16 pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Oxford Schools will observe a two-hour delay on Thursday, Jan. 6 due to the icy road conditions forecasted.

Portions of North Mississippi, including Lafayette County, have been placed under Winter Weather Advisory from Wednesday night until 6 PM Thursday.

According to the National Weather Service Memphis,  residents should expect mixed precipitation. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

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If conditions worsen and require a full-day closure, the Oxford School District will notify staff and parents by 7:15 AM Thursday of that decision.