DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 10AM SAT, 12/5, USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING, ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME!

Dense Fog Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM THIS MORNING SATURDAY DECEMBER 5TH.

VISIBILITIES: AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES CAN BE EXPECTED.

IMPACTS: POOR VISIBILITIES WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND EXERCISE CAUTION. DO NOT ASSUME THE ROAD AHEAD IS UNOBSTRUCTED. IN ADDITION, FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY ALLOW FOR A FEW SLICK SPOTS TO DEVELOP, PRIMARILY ON ELEVATED ROADS AND OVERPASSES. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING, SLOW DOWN, USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

 

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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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