Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10PM, Tue, 10/2/18, watch for changing weather conditions!

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 10:00PM, TUESDAY, 10/2/2018.

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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Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous October 2018, Crimes of the Month

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The following incident has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as the October 2018 Crime of the Month.

The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to crimes which occurred in the City. 

  1. On September 12, 2018, near 7:00 PM, an individual had parked his truck and trailer, which had grass cutting equipment on it, in the parking lot at Wal-mart, located at 929 E. State St. A short time after the vehicle was parked, a white Ford F-150 pulls alongside the truck and trailer.  The subjects stole a backpack blower and a trimmer. Please see the attached photographs.  The board is offering a $1000 reward for information on this crime.
  2. On September 18, 2018, between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM, unknown person(s) stole several sections of metal grate that was covering a drain at Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital. This particular drain is located at the rear of the hospital.  The board is offering a $500 reward for information on this crime.

Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous is offering a cash reward for information on the above crime if that information leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible.  *Information on serious misdemeanors will be limited up to a $1000.00 cash reward.  **Any information that leads to the arrest of an individual responsible for graffiti, the board can authorize up to a $500.00 cash reward. If you have information on these crimes, please call (740) 594 – 3331.  You may also visit our website at www.crimesolversofathens.org or on Facebook.  Remember!  Crime Solvers Anonymous needs your information and not your name so that your information can be passed onto the proper authorities.  Help us to help Athens County become a safer place.

 

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Hockhocking Adena bike path CLOSED, Eclipse Company Town to Armitage Rd, until Tue, 10/2/18, 4PM, please avoid this area

Hockhocking_Adena_Bikeway CLOSED Sign

The Hockhocking Adena bike path has been closed between The Eclipse Company Town and Athens Township Road 404, Armitage Road, until tomorrow, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 4:00PM. The bike path has been closed due to a large tree down across path. Please avoid this area.

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ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 5PM, WED, 9/26/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER AND STREAM CONDITIONS

Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 5:00PM, Wednesday, 9/26/2018. Soils across the area are nearly saturated due to previous rainfall. Additional showers and thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are expected to affect the area through Wednesday afternoon. Flash flooding of creeks, streams and low lying areas will be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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Athens Co Rd 73, Wolfe Bennett Rd CLOSED, Cullison Road to address 15796, 7AM to 5PM,Thu, 9/20, for 1 week, avoid area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will close Athens County Road 73, Wolfe Bennett Road between York Township Road 446, Cullison Road and the address of 15796 Wolfe Bennett Road, Starting today, Thursday, 9/20/2018, for approximately 1 week. The road will be closed daily from 7:00AM to 5:00PM, weather permitting.  The roadway is being closed for a repaving project.  The project consists of 3.52 miles of road surface paving.  Please avoid this area.

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Athens Co Rd 24, Harmony Rd closure extended, S Canaan Rd to Terrell Rd, for approx 4 weeks, please avoid area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office has extended the closure of Athens County Road 24, Harmony Road between Athens County Road 24, South Canaan Road and Canaan Township Road 133, Terrell Road, for approximately 4 weeks, weather permitting. The roadway is being closed to perform a slip repair project.  Please avoid this area.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closure 09/17/18, 3:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2018 – 3:00PM

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation;

  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, CR78 (Marion Johnson Rd) to T29 (Brown Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 12 – Washington Rd, US 50 to Chesser Rd, CLOSED
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd near T50 (McGrath) intersection, CLOSED
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd, CR76 (Ladd Ridge Rd) to T55 (Oxley Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to T225 (Wyatt Run Rd), CLOSED
  • CR19 – Hebbardsville Rd, SR681 to CR70 (Meadowbrook Rd), RESTRICTED
  • CR 19 – Hebbardsville Rd, CR19B (Alexander Church Rd) to T30 Cameron Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Rd, SR690 to T216 (Pete Smith Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 42 – Mill School Rd, CR57, (S Rodehaver Rd) intersection, CLOSED
  • CR 49 – Joy Rd, SR377 to the County line, RESTRICTED
  • CR 57 – S Rodehaver Rd, T685 (Dog Hollow Rd) to CR 53 (Lottridge Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 65, Deep Hollow Rd, CR56 (Brimstone Rd) to T153 (Jordan Run Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 76 – Ladd Ridge Rd, T55A (Williams Rd) to CR 17 (Fisher Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 97 – Pearlwood Rd, T97 (Morris Rd) intersection, CLOSED
  • SR 356 – SR681 to SR56, CLOSED
  • SR 377 – SR550 to Morgan County line, RESTRICTED
  • SR 681 – SR356 to US 50, CLOSED
  • SR 690 – US 50 to SR550, RESTRICTED

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

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closure 09/17/18, 1:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2018 – 1:00PM

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation;

  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, SR681 to CR14 (Factory Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, CR78 (Marion Johnson Rd) to T29 (Brown Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, CR14 (Factory Rd) to SR681, Restricted
  • CR 12 – Washington Rd, US 50 to Chesser Rd, CLOSED
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd near T50 (McGrath) intersection, RESTRICTED
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd, CR76 (Ladd Ridge Rd) to T55 (Oxley Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to T225 (Wyatt Run Rd), CLOSED
  • CR19 – Hebbardsville Rd, SR681 to CR70 (Meadowbrook Rd), RESTRICTED
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Rd, SR690 to T216 (Pete Smith Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 42 – Mill School Rd, CR57, (S Rodehaver Rd) intersection, CLOSED
  • CR 49 – Joy Rd, SR377 to the County line, RESTRICTED
  • CR 57 – S Rodehaver Rd, T685 (Dog Hollow Rd) to CR 53 (Lottridge Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 65, Deep Hollow Rd, CR56 (Brimstone Rd) to T153 (Jordan Run Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 76 – Ladd Ridge Rd, T55A (Williams Rd) to CR 17 (Fisher Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 78 – Marion Johnson Rd, CR80 (Selby Rd) to T30 (Cameron Rd), RESTRICTED
  • CR 97 – Pearlwood Rd, T97 (Morris Rd) intersection, CLOSED
  • SR 377 – SR550 to Morgan County line, RESTRICTED
  • SR 681 – SR356 to US 50, CLOSED

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

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SR681CLOSED, Factory Rd to David LN, Mon, 9/24/2018 to Fri, 10/5/18, detours are posted, please avoid this area

ODOT Road Closed

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be closing State Route 681, between Athens County Road 14, Factory Road and David Lane, approximately .07 miles West of Athens County Road 14, Factory Road. The roadway will now be closed Monday, 9/24/2018 through Friday, 10/5/18.  Detours to avoid the area will be posted.  The roadway is being closed for a culvert replacement project.  Please avoid this area.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closure 09/17/18, 11:00AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2018 – 11:00AM

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

  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, SR681 to CR14 (Factory Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, CR78 (Marion Johnson Rd) to T29 (Brown Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 10 – Baker Rd, CR14 (Factory Rd) to SR681, Restricted
  • CR 12 – Washington Rd, US 50 to Chesser Rd, CLOSED
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd near T50 (McGrath) intersection, RESTRICTED
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd, CR76 (Ladd Ridge Rd) to T55 (Oxley Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to T225 (Wyatt Run Rd), CLOSED
  • CR19 – Hebbardsville Rd, SR681 to CR70 (Meadowbrook Rd), RESTRICTED
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Rd, SR690 to T216 (Pete Smith Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 42 – Mill School Rd, CR57, (S Rodehaver Rd) intersection, CLOSED
  • CR 49 – Joy Rd, SR377 to the County line, RESTRICTED
  • CR 57 – S Rodehaver Rd, T685 (Dog Hollow Rd) to CR 53 (Lottridge Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 65, Deep Hollow Rd, CR56 (Brimstone Rd) to T153 (Jordan Run Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 76 – Ladd Ridge Rd, T55A (Williams Rd) to CR 17 (Fisher Rd), CLOSED
  • CR 78 – Marion Johnson Rd, CR80 (Selby Rd) to T30 (Cameron Rd), RESTRICTED
  • CR 97 – Pearlwood Rd, T97 (Morris Rd) intersection, CLOSED

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

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