SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ISSUED FOR SE ATHENS CO, INCLUDING COOLVILLE UNTIL 1045 PM 4/29, TAKE SHELTER AS NEEDED!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN ATHENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OHIO, INCLUDING CARTHAGE AND TROY TOWNSHIPS AND THE VILLAGE OF COOLVILLE UNTIL 1045 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO FALL FROM THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

PLEASE REPORT HAIL OR STRONG WIND TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-800-401-9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

YOU MAY ALSO REPORT SEVERE 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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