Author Archives: Athens County Emergency Management Agency

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 Rd 81, Fox Lake Rd CLOSED, New Marshfield Rd to SR681, Wed, 6/28/17, 8AM to 2:30PM, please avoid this area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be CLOSING Athens County Road 81, Fox Lake Road between County Road 3, New Marshfield Road and State Route 681 in Waterloo Township, Wednesday, June 28th, from 8:00AM to 2:30PM, weather permitting.  The roadway … Continue reading

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Southern Athens Co Flash Flood Warning until 10:30PM, Fri, 6/23/17, seek shelter if threatened, avoid flood waters!

  The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southern Athens County until 10:30PM.  Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Be especially cautious at night when it … Continue reading

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Athens Co Flash Flood Warning until 9PM, Fri, 6/23/17, seek shelter if threatened, avoid flood waters!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Athens County until 9:00PM, Friday, 6/23/17. At 459 PM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain … Continue reading

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Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10PM, Fri, 6/23/17, watch for rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Athens County until 10:00 PM, Friday, 6/23/17. Watch for rapidly changing weather conditions and be prepared to seek shelter if threatening weather approaches.

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ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT 2AM, FRI, 6/23/17 TO 6AM SAT, 6/24/17, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County from 2:00 AM, Friday, 6/23/17 to 6:00 AM, Saturday, 6/24/17. In general, 1 and a half to 3 and a half inches of rain is possible across … Continue reading

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Nelsonville boil order CANCELED, SR691 and Kimberly Rd, thank you for your patience and understanding during this event

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for State Route 691 from 15468 to Kimberly Road, Kimberly Road from State Route 691 to the former Poston School. We would like to thank those affected by this … Continue reading

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Nelsonville boil order until further notice, 15468 SR691 to Kimberly Rd, Kimberly, SR 691 to former Poston School

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has issued a boil order due to a water line repair until further notice for State Route 691 from 15468 to Kimberly Road, Kimberly Road from State Route 691 to the former Poston School. … Continue reading

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SUMMERTIME IS PEAK TIME FOR THUNDER AND LIGHTNING STORMS, Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 18-24

In an annual coordinated effort with the National Weather Service (NWS), the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness is promoting June 18-24 as Lightning Safety Awareness Week and encourages all Ohioans to know what to do before, during and after … Continue reading

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Hooper Rd, in Athens Twp CLOSED, between addresses of 9375 and 9420, Thu, 6/15/17, from 8AM to 3PM, please avoid area

The Athens Township Trustees will be closing Hooper Road, in Athens Township, between the addresses of 9375 and 9420, Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The roadway is being closed for a culvert replacement.  Please avoid … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 24, S Canaan Rd CLOSED Co Rd 24A, to US Rte 50, Mon, 6/19/17 to Mon, 8/31/17, please avoid this area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation will be CLOSING Athens County Road 24, South Canaan Road between County Road 24A, South Canaan Road and US Route 50 in Carthage Township, Monday, June 19th through Monday, … Continue reading

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