The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 5:00PM, Wednesday, 9/26/2018. Soils across the area are nearly saturated due to previous rainfall. Additional showers and thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are expected to affect the area through Wednesday afternoon. Flash flooding of creeks, streams and low lying areas will be possible.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.