WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 5PM TUE, 2/4 TO 10AM WED, 2/5, WATCH FOR CHAGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Winter Weather Advisory

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 5PM TUE, 2/4 TO 10AM WED, 2/5.

HAZARD TYPES – SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

ICE ACCUMULATIONS – ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – UP TO 1 INCH.

TIMING – PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN IN THE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

IMPACTS – HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW, SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS, ESPECIALLY ON UNTREATED ROADS.

WINDS – NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

TEMPERATURES  – IN THE LOWER 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW, SLEET, FREEZING RAIN 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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