Texoma Braces for Storm

In what some say is a reminder of the ice storm of 2005, Texoma is bracing for incoming winter weather.

In Oklahoma, Carter County road crews have had their sand trucks loaded for days and county employees as well as city workers are prepared to work around the clock if necessary.

The city of Ardmore's water and waste water plants are equipped with generators, so residents should not lose water service if there is a power failure.

Emergency management officials are urging folks to take precautions before the sun goes down. Back in 2000, an ice storm put people without power for nearly two weeks.

Authorities in Texas are also preparing. Police and law enforcement urge folks to stay home, but if you decide to drive put extra distance between you and the car in front of you, go the appropriate speed, stay alert, and be prepared for the worst.

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