WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO MONDAY, 1/8/18, 4AM TO 2PM, SNOW AND ICE EXPECTED!

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Athens County for Monday, 1/8/18 from 4AM until 2PM.

  • WHAT – Mixed precipitation expected. The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio and northeast Kentucky.
  • WHEN – From 4 AM to 2 PM Monday, 1/8/18.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Icy road conditions are likely even after air temperatures rise above freezing on Monday due to the below freezing road surfaces. Motorists can expect slick spots into Monday afternoon, especially on roads left untreated.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5-1-1.

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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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