Wind Advisory for Athens Co, Wed, 12/24 From Noon To 10 PM, 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts 40 To 50 Mph

Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Athens County which is in effect from noon to 10 PM, Wednesday, 12/24.

  • Winds – Southwest 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts 40 To 50 Mph With Passage Of Cold Front.
  • Timing – Early Afternoon For Extreme Southeast Ohio And Extreme Northeast Kentucky, Spreading Eastward Into Central West Virginia By Mid To Late Afternoon.
  • Impacts – Strong Winds Could Cause Tree Damage, Power Fluctuations Or Even Outages And Perhaps Blocking Of Roads From Debris. Construction Sites Are Vulnerable Locations. Also Be Cautious Of Christmas Decorations Exposed To The Wind.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions:

A Wind Advisory Means That Winds Of 35 Mph Are Expected. Winds This Strong Can Make Driving Difficult, Especially For High Profile Vehicles. Use Extra Caution.

Listen To Noaa Weather Radio Or Your Local Media For Later Updates On This Situation.

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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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