FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO FROM 11PM FRI, 1/13/17 UNTIL 4PM SAT, 1/14/17, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER

Freezing Rain Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY 1/13/17 UNTIL 4 PM SATURDAY 1/14/17.

  • HAZARD TYPES – FREEZING RAIN.
  • ICE ACCUMULATIONS – AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.
  • TIMING – FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.
  • IMPACTS – SLIPPERY ROADS AND SIDEWALKS. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL FREEZE FIRST.
  • TEMPERATURES – 30 TO 35 F.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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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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