FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 7PM WED, 3/1/17, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 7 PM Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Rain today is saturating already wet grounds, and additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected at times through Wednesday afternoon. Where showers and storms persist, flash flooding will be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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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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