Excessive Heat Today & Tomorrow

Excessive Heat Warning

With temperatures on the rise, the risk of heat related illnesses are of concern. With today and tomorrow’s temperature forecast to be in the mid to upper 90’s combined with high humidity, our expected heat index’s are as high as 110F. Please take precaution during activities this weekend to stay cool and hydrated.  If needed, here are some potential locations around the area to cool down during intense heat periods;

Community Center  – Friday 6am-9pm, Saturday 8am-8pm, and Sunday 11am-7pm

The Plains Fire Department – Friday 11am-9pm

Local Library Branches (multiple locations/hours)




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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