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Jefferson County EMA workers prepare ahead of next expected winter storm

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL -     As a  second winter storm, in just two weeks, moves across Central Alabama, Jefferson County Emergency management officials continue to monitor road and weather conditions .
    Since 10 p.m. Monday night, the county's emergency  operations center has been active.
    More than 15 county and municipal emergency services representatives have been monitoring road and weather conditions overnight and throughout the morning communicating with each other about action plans during the storm. 
   As for roadways, Jefferson County EMA officials are working with Alabama Department of Transportation engineers and workers  to pinpoint and treat trouble spots throughout the county. 
    Meantime, the center remains alert and in a "watch and act" mode as officials prepare for possible refreezing of roadways Tuesday night and another round of   wintry precipitation that's expected Wednesday.

    EOC officials, along with  a host of representatives ranging from fire and rescue officials to law enforcement, say they will remain at the EOC monitoring conditions at least until Thursday morning.

    Stay with and Alabamas13 news for the latest on road and traffic conditions as well as closings and delays.

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