WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO SAT, 1/25, 1AM TO 7PM, 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 1 AM TO 7 PM SATURDAY, 1/25.

HAZARD TYPES – SNOW

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – 2 TO 4 INCHES

TIMING – SNOWFALL FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY

IMPACTS – SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE UNTREATED ROADS TO BECOME SNOW COVERED, MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS

WINDS – SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH ON SATURDAY

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.

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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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