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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.

Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 04/24/18, 3:30PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2018 – 3:30PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads by the Athens County Engineer’s Office; CR 17 – Fisher Rd, at McGrath Rd CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR 550 … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 1, Kimberly Road CLOSED, Minkers Run Rd to Wolfe Bennett Rd, Mon, 4/23/18, 8:30AM to 2:30PM, avoid area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing Athens County Road 1, Kimberly Road, from Township Road 566 Minkers Run Road to County Road 73, Wolfe Bennett Road in York Township.  The roadway will be closed Monday, 4/23/2018 from 8:30AM … Continue reading

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Athens Twp Rd 30, Ervin Rd CLOSED 3PM, Thu, 4/19 until further notice, between addresses of 6522 – 6600, avoid this area

The Athens Township Trustees will be closing township road 30, Ervin Road at 3:00PM, Thursday, April 19, 2018 until further notice due to a ground slip and public safety.  The road closure is between the addresses of 6522 – 6600 … Continue reading

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President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Ohio, Including Athens Co for Storm Damage 2/14/18 to 2/25/18

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Ohio to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding and landslides … Continue reading

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 04/16/18, 3:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2018 – 3:00PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads by the Athens County Engineer’s Office; CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691 CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 5AM, MON, 4/16/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 5:00 AM, Monday, 4/16/18. A cold front with thunderstorms and heavy rain will move through the area today and tonight. Heavy rainfall is expected across Northern … Continue reading

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Alexander Twp Rd 41, Setty Rd CLOSED today Fri, 4/13/18, 8AM to 5PM, between addresses 417 and 420, please avoid area

The Alexander Township Trustees will be closing Township Road 41, Setty Road on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. The roadway will be closed between the addresses of 417 and 420.  The roadway is being closed … Continue reading

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RED FLAG WARNING FOR ATHENS CO FROM 11AM UNTIL 8PM, FRI, 4/13/18, NOT OPEN BURNING ALLOWED!!

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in for Athens County from 11AM until 8PM, Friday, 4/13/2018. Winds – Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to … Continue reading

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Red Flag Warning for Athens Co until 8PM, Thu, 4/12/18. NO OPEN BURNING ALLOWED!!!

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Athens County until 8PM, Thursday, 4/12/18. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. WIND – 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 45 MPH. HUMIDITY – … Continue reading

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