WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO, 7AM THUR 1/2 TO 1 AM FRI 1/3, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Winter Weather Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM 7 AM THURSDAY 1/2 TO 1 AM FRIDAY 1/3.

HAZARD TYPES – SNOW

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – MOSTLY IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE

TIMING – SNOW OR A MIXTURE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING, BECOMING ALL SNOW THROUGHOUT THE AREA THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS – UNTREATED SURFACES COULD BECOME SNOW OR ICE COVERED, ESPECIALLY LATE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
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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