Enhanced Risk for Severe Weather Today 6/24/2019

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Timing and Overview:
A risk of severe weather will exist area-wide later today.

  • A broken line of storms is expected to develop across Kentucky and southern Ohio this afternoon.
  • Some of these storms may become severe as the line moves east across nearly the entire region.
  • Additional isolated strong storms may also develop ahead of the main line, especially across SE OH, far NE KY, and western WV.
  • The best time frame for severe weather will be from roughly mid afternoon through mid evening.

Today’s Severe Weather Threats:

Winds:  Locally damaging wind gusts around 60 mph.

Hail:  Small hail possible with isolated 1″ hail.

Rainfall:  Strongest storms may product a quick 1/2 to 1 inch of rain. Isolated high water impacts possible.

Tornadoes:  Low threat confined along the Ohio River Valley.

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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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