ATHENS CO WIND ADVISORY FROM 12PM TO 6PM TUE, 5/2/17, WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 50MPH, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Athens County, which is in effect from 12PM until 6PM, Tuesday, May 2nd.

  • Winds – West 15 to 20 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.
  • Timing – Noon today through 6 PM this evening.
  • Impacts – Trees may fall. Power outages may occur. High profile vehicles may have difficulty driving.

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.

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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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