ATHENS CO WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 7PM 11/12/15, WINDS GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Wind Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING.

WINDS – WINDS GUSTS WILL REACH 40 TO 50 MPH AT TIMES.

IMPACTS – STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE TREE DAMAGE, POWER FLUCTUATIONS OR EVEN OUTAGES. CONSTRUCTION SITES ARE VULNERABLE LOCATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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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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