ATHENS CO FLOOD WATCH FROM 7PM, WED, 2/14/18 TO 7PM, FRI, 2/16/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Athens County from 7pm, Wednesday, 2/14/18 until 7PM, Friday, 2/16/18.

A complex storm system has the potential to produce between 1 to 3 inches of rain from Wednesday evening through Friday evening. With the ground being saturated from previous rains, coupled with streams and rivers running high, this rain has the potential to cause flooding throughout the area.

Flooded roadways are a possibility, especially along streams, creeks and rivers. Flooding of Low lying, poor drainage areas, streams, creeks and rivers are possible.

All rivers in the watch area will see significant rises and could exceed flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

 

Advertisements

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.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s