FREEZE WATCH FOR ATHENS CO, LATE SUN NIGHT 5/12 THROUGH MON MORNING 5/13

Freeze Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT 5/12, THROUGH MONDAY MORNING 5/13.

TEMPERATURES – MINIMUM READINGS AROUND FREEZING.

TIMING – LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS – SENSITIVE VEGETATION MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.  THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.  IF FREEZING TEMPERATURES BECOME MORE IMMINENT, A FREEZE WARNING WOULD BE POSTED.

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About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
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