ATHENS CO WINTER STORM WARNING 10PM, TUE, 2/6/18 UNTIL 4PM, WED, 2/7/18, PREPARE FOR SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER!

Winter storm warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Athens County from 10PM, Tuesday, 2/6/18 until 4PM, Wednesday, 2/7/28.

  • WHAT – Mixed precipitation this evening quickly changing to freezing rain. Snow accumulations 2 to 4 inches across Perry County, with ice accumulations around a tenth of an inch. Elsewhere, little to no snow and sleet accumulations, though ice accumulation around a quarter of an inch. A change to rain is expected Wednesday morning before changing back to a mix in the afternoon.
  • WHERE – Perry, Morgan, Athens, Jackson OH and Vinton Counties.
  • WHEN – From 10 PM this evening to 4 PM Wednesday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Plan on difficult travel conditions. Motorists are strongly urged to slow down and allow plenty of time to reach their destinations. Some power outages are possible due to ice accumulation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. Additional information can be found at http://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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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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