Athens Co snow emergency canceled, drive carefully some hazardous conditions may still exist in remote areas of county

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ATHENS COUNTY SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELED
February 18, 2018, 15:30 hours

The snow emergency for Athens County has been canceled.  Please drive carefully some hazardous road conditions may still exist in remote areas of the county.

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Athens Co LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. Roadways hazardous, blowing, drifting snows, icy, drive very cautiously!

Snow Emergency 1

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY
February 18, 2018, 07:00 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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ATHENS CO WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM, SAT, 2/17/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Athens County until 10:00 PM, Saturday, 2/17/18.

  • WHAT – Snow. Additional snow accumulations from one to three inches are expected.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio and northern West Virginia.
  • WHEN – Until 10 PM this evening.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving. Additional information can be found at http://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Athens Co LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY, roads hazardous, travel only if needed, use extreme caution!

Snow Emergency 2

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY
February 17, 2018, 14:05 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.

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Athens Co LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. Roadways hazardous, blowing, drifting snows, icy, drive very cautiously!

 

Snow Emergency 1

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY
February 17, 2018, 13:40 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 02/16/18, 4:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

February 16, 2018 – 4:00PM

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and ODOT;

  • CR 1 – Kimberly Road
  • CR 4 – Glen Ebon Road
  • CR 17 – Fisher Road
  • CR 18 – Potter Road
  • CR 19 – Hebbardsville Road
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Road
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Road
  • CR 38 – Sand Rock Road
  • CR 53 – Lottridge Road
  • CR 58 – Frost Road
  • CR 59 – Joy Road
  • CR 59 – Four Mile Creek Road, restricted
  • CR 85 – Big Run Road
  • CR 93 – Truetown Road, restricted
  • SR 13 – SR550 to Glouster
  • SR 56 – Vinton County line to Athens
  • SR 144 – US50 to SR329
  • SR 329 – SR144 to SR550
  • SR 356 – SR681 to SR56
  • SR 550 – SR690 to SR329
  • SR 550 – SR329 to SR377
  • SR 681 – SR356 to US50
  • SR 685 – Restricted SR78 to SR13

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 02/16/18, 2:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

February 16, 2018 – 2:00PM

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and ODOT;

  • CR 1 – Kimberly Road
  • CR 17 – Fisher Road
  • CR 18 – Potter Road
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Road
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Road
  • CR 38 – Sand Rock Road
  • CR 53 – Lottridge Road
  • CR 58 – Frost Road
  • CR 59 – Joy Road
  • SR 13 – SR550 to Glouster
  • SR 56 – Vinton County line to Athens
  • SR 144 – US50 to SR329
  • SR 329 – SR144 to SR550
  • SR 356 – SR681 to SR56
  • SR 550 – SR690 to SR329
  • SR 550 – SR329 to SR377
  • SR 681 – SR356 to US50
  • SR 685 – Restricted SR78 to SR13

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 02/16/18, 11:00AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

February 16, 2018 – 11:00AM

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and ODOT;

  • CR 17 – Fisher Road
  • CR 18 – Potter Road
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Road
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Road
  • CR 38 – Sand Rock Road
  • CR 53 – Lottridge Road
  • CR 59 – Joy Road
  • SR 56 – Between Vinton County line and Athens
  • SR 550 – Between SR690 and SR329
  • SR 550 – Between SR329 and SR377
  • SR 685 – Restricted Between SR78 and SR13

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 02/16/18, 9:00AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

February 16, 2018 – 9:00AM

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and ODOT;

  • CR 18 – Potter Road
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Road
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Road
  • CR 38 – Sand Rock Road
  • CR 59 – Joy Road
  • SR 56 – Between Vinton County line and Athens
  • SR 550 – Between SR690 and SR329
  • SR 550 – Between SR329 and SR377
  • SR 685 – Restricted Between SR78 and SR13

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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ATHENS CO FLOOD WARNING UNTIL 12:45PM, FRI, 2/16/18, SEEK SHELTER IF THREATENED!

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Small Streams in Athens County until 12:45 PM, Friday, 2/16/18.

At 648 AM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800-401-9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.

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