Flood Warning for Small Streams in Western Athens Co until 12:30 AM, Monday, 4/16/18, seek shelter if threatened!

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Small Streams in Western Athens County until 12:30 AM, Monday, 4/16/18.

At 6:24 PM, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has pushed northeast across the warning area with additional moderate to heavy rain expected through 9 PM.  Some minor water issues are being reported in western Vinton County at this time.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Nelsonville, Chauncey, and Buchtel.

Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report flooding by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

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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