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
January 21, 2019, 13:05 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 Wind Chill Advisory 7PM, Sun, 1/20/19 to 10AM, Mon, 1/21/19, Wind chills as low as 15 below zero expected

Wind Chill Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Athens County from 7PM, Sunday, 1/20/19 until 10AM, Monday, 1/21/19.

  • WHAT – Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 15 below zero expected.
  • WHERE – Morgan, Athens, Vinton and Meigs Counties.
  • WHEN – From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM Monday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Travel could be very difficult. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

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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
January 20, 2019, 12:05 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 LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY, roads hazardous, travel only if needed, use extreme caution!

Snow Emergency 2

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY
January 20, 2019, 09:30 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 3 SNOW EMERGENCY, roads closed, no driving unless absolutely necessary or emergency exists!

Snow Emergency 3

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY
January 20, 2019, 02:50 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY.  All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel, or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.

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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
January 20, 2019, 02:10 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
January 20, 2019, 01:30 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 FLOOD WATCH, 1PM SAT, 1/19/19 UNTIL 4AM SUN, 1/20/19, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

Flood Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County from 1PM Saturday, 1/19/19 until 4AM Sunday, 1/20/19.

Rain will overspread the area Saturday and continue into the overnight hours. Rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches are forecast. Ground conditions are wet, and most of this rain is expected to runoff into streams, creeks and rivers. This will cause strong rises and possible flooding conditions throughout the watch area.

Flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas, and roads along streams, creeks and rivers is possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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ATHENS CO WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, MIDNIGHT SAT, 1/19/19 TO 9AM SUN, 1/20/19, WINTRY MIX, USE CAUTION DRIVING!

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY, 1/19/19 TO 9AM SUNDAY, 1/20/19

  • WHAT – Wintry mix expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and a light glaze of ice expected.
  • WHERE – Athens, Washington and Vinton Counties.
  • WHEN – From midnight Saturday night to 9 AM Sunday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – A wintry mix can be expected, changing to all snow late Saturday night. Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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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
January 14, 2019, 15:20 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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