WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM TUE 11/12/13, USE CAUTION!

Winter Weather Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, FOR ATHENS COUNTY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM TUESDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2013.

HAZARD TYPES – SNOW

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – 1 TO 2 INCHES.

TIMING – HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH 8 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS – EVEN A COAT OF SNOW COULD PRODUCE SLIPPERY ROAD AND SIDEWALK CONDITIONS.

WINDS – NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

TEMPERATURES – IN THE LOW 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-800-401-9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER 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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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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