Athens Co Rd 109, Beebe Rd CLOSED until further notice, Haga Rdg Rd to SR329, due to a road slip, please avoid this area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office has closed Athens County Road 109, Beebe Road, from Township Road 191, Haga Ridge Road to State Route 329 in Rome Township until further notice.  The roadway was closed due to a road slip which made the road unsafe for vehicles.  Please avoid this area.

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SR78 CLOSED Burr Oak Blvd to SR691 at US33 overpass, 6/4/18 to 6/29/18, please avoid this area

ODOT Road Closed

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be closing State Route 78 from Burr Oak Boulevard to State Route 691 at US Route 33 overpass from June 4, 2018 until June 29, 2018. The roadway is being closed to install 5 new box culverts for wildlife preservation.  The detour for the closure is Burr Oak Boulevard to East Canal Street to State Route 691.  Please avoid this area.

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Athens Co Rd 1, Kimberly Rd, CLOSURE extended, Perry Rdg Rd to Connett Rd, until Thu, 5/17/18, 3:30PM, avoid this area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be extending the closure of Athens County Road 1, Kimberly Road, from Township Road 268 Perry Ridge Road to County Road 2, Connett Road in York Township. The roadway will remain closed until Thursday, 5/17/2018 at 3:30PM.  The roadway is being closed for multiple culvert replacements, weather permitting. Please avoid this area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning, NW Athens Co until 230PM, Mon, 5/14, 2:30PM. Seek shelter if threatened by severe weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Athens County until 230 PM.

At 142 PM, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles east of Perry State Forest to near Logan, moving east at 30 mph.

  • HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
  • SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT – Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Glouster, Nelsonville, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Murray City, Trimble, and Burr Oak State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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ATHENS CO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 9PM, MON, 5/13/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 9PM, MONDAY, 5/14/18.

REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NE Athens Co until 11PM, Sun, 5/13/18, seek shelter if threatened by severe weather!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northeastern Athens County until 1100 PM.

At 1037 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located near Glouster, moving southeast at 30 mph.

  • HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
  • SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT – Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Glouster, Jacksonville, Trimble, Amesville and Burr Oak State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.  Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SE Athens Co until 930PM, Sun, 5/13/18, seek shelter if threatened by severe weather!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Athens County until 930 PM.

At 902 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Athens, moving east at 40 mph.

  • HAZARD -60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
  • SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT – Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Athens, Coolville, Stroud Run State Park and The Plains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.  Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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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Athens Twp Rd 33, Elliotsville Rd CLOSED, Shaw Rd to 8807 Elliotsville Rd, Wed, 5/16/18, 9AM to 12Noon, avoid this area

Road Closed

The Athens Township Trustees will be closing township road 33, Elliotsville Road from township road 31A, Shaw Road to 8807 Elliotsville Road on Wednesday, 5/16/2018, from 9:00AM until 12 Noon. The roadway is being closed to remove a tree.  Please avoid this area.

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Buchtel boil order CANCELED, Oakley, Duncan, SR78 and SR685, thank you for your time and patience during this incident

Buchtel Boil Order Canceled

The Buchtel Water and Sewer Department has CANCELED the boil order for North and South Oakley, Duncan and State Route 78 from Marietta Avenue to the County line and State Route 685.  The Buchtel Water and Sewer Department would like to thank the affected residents for their time and patience during this incident.

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Athens Co Rd 1, Kimberly Rd CLOSURE EXTENDED, Perry Ridge Rd to Connett Rd, until Tue, 5/15, 3:30PM, avoid this area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be extending the closure of Athens County Road 1, Kimberly Road, from Township Road 268 Perry Ridge Road to County Road 2, Connett Road in York Township. The roadway will remain closed until Tuesday, 5/15/2018 at 3:30PM.  The roadway is being closed for multiple culvert replacements, weather permitting. Please avoid this area.

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