WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 7 AM FRI 12/6 TO 1 AM SAT 12/7, USE CAUTION

Winter Weather Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS FROM 7 AM FRIDAY 12/6 TO 1 AM SATURDAY 12/7.

HAZARD TYPES – SNOW
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – 1 TO 3 INCHES
TIMING – THE BULK OF THE SNOW WILL OCCUR FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT
IMPACTS – ICY SPOTS ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS, ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES
WINDS – NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
TEMPERATURES – IN THE LOWER 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 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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.

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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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