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Flood Warning for Small Streams in Western Athens Co until 745AM Fri, 6/22/18, seek shelter if threatened!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Small Streams in Western Athens County until 745 AM Friday, 6/22/18. At 1040 PM, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that fell earlier Thursday will cause flooding. Up to one inch … Continue reading

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 06/21/18, 4:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2018 – 4:00PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation; CR 18 – Potter Rd, between … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 20, Strouds Rn Rd CLOSED, State Park Rd to Peach Rdg Rd, daily 8AM to 5PM, Mon, 6/25 to Thu, 6/28, avoid area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing Athens County Road 20, Strouds Run Road, from Canaan Township Road 212, State Park Road to Athens Township Road 213, Peach Ridge Road. The roadway will be closed daily from 8:00 AM … Continue reading

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 06/21/18, 8:30AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2018 – 8:30AM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation; CR 18 – Potter Rd, between … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM 1PM THU, 6/21/18 TO 2AM, SAT, 6/23/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County from 1 PM, Thursday, 6/21/8 through 2 AM, Saturday, 6/23/18. Multiple rounds of showers and storms are likely today through Friday. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO HEAT ADVISORY 1PM TO 8PM, MON, 6/18/18, DRINK FLUIDS, STAY OUT OF SUN, CHECK ON NEIGHBORS AND ELDERLY

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Athens County, which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM, Monday, 8/18/2018. HEAT INDEX VALUES, 100 to 102 due to temperatures in the lower to mid-90s, and dewpoints … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NW Athens County until 4:30PM, please seek shelter if threatened by storm!

The National Weather Service in has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Athens County until 4:30PM. At 3:55PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Buchtel, or near Nelsonville, moving south at 10 mph.  HAZARD, 60 mph wind gusts and … Continue reading

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ODOT restricting SR681 to one lane at 9.55 mile, US50 to SR684, 9AM, Mon, 6/18 to 5:30AM, Fri, 6/29, please avoid area

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be restricting State Route 681 to one lane at the 9.55 mile marker between US Route 50 and State Route 684, 9:00AM, Monday, June 18, 2018 until 5:30AM, Friday, June 29, 2018. The roadway … Continue reading

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 06/13/18, 9:15AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2018 – 9:15AM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads by the Athens County Engineer’s Office; CR 1 – Carbondale, RESTRICTED between Perry Ridge Rd and Dowler Ridge Rd CR 9 … Continue reading

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Nelsonville boil order CANCELD for Chestnut, E Canal, Elmrock, SR691, Kimberly, Hocking College

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for Chestnut Street, East Canal Street from Chestnut Street to State Route 691, Elmrock Road, State Route 691 to Kimberly Road, Kimberly Road from State Route 691 to Wolfe-Bennett … Continue reading

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