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Athens County Emergency Management Requests your help.

Athens County is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Hazard Mitigation Plan serves as the county’s “road map” for FEMA assisted mitigation dollars. The more public support and participation received, the more the plan serves its intended purpose and solidifies … Continue reading

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County Rd. 67 (Goose Run Rd) to close Monday for bridge replacement

CR 67 Goose Run Rd, will close Monday 7/29/2019 at 7am for approximately 2 weeks  for Bridge Replacement. The Bridge is located 0.6 miles from CR 96 Greens Run and 1.9 miles from State Route 78.

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Multiple County Road Closings and Construction Delays

Closures Co Rd 39 (Wrightstown Rd) Approximately 1 mile north of Rt 329 closed on Monday, July 22 and will be closed for 3 weeks. Co Rd 48 (New England Road) from Co Rd 38(Sand Rock Road) and Co Rd 18 (Potter … Continue reading

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Waterloo TWP RD 261 (Hamley Shortcut Road) closed today, Jul 24th.

Waterloo Township will have Hamley Shortcut Road closed from 11am to 5pm today for maintenance. The closure will be from address 3455 to SR691.

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Intense Heat ends with risk of Severe Thunderstorms.

A passing cold front today will diminish the intense heat but brings a slight chance of severe thunderstorms with its passage.  This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast Kentucky and portions of southeast Ohio. .DAY ONE…Today and Tonight. … Continue reading

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Excessive Heat Today & Tomorrow

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 … Continue reading

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Athens County to participate in Vigilant Guard 2019

State of Ohio Participates in National-Level Military Exercise Ohio National Guard, state, and local agencies take part in multi-hazard exercise, Aug. 5-8 Columbus, OH – The Ohio National Guard (OHNG) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) are the hosts of … Continue reading

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Friday & Saturday’s Heat Watch upgraded to Warning.

Overview What: Excessive Heat Warning, with advisory on eastern fringe When: Friday afternoon/evening and again Saturday afternoon/evening.  Where: Warning for Southeast OH, Northeast KY, and the lowlands of of WV. Confidence: High. Expected Conditions and Impacts  Heat index values in the mid to upper … Continue reading

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Excessive Heat for the Weekend

Overview  What: Excessive Heat Watch  When: Friday afternoon/evening and again Saturday afternoon/evening.   Where: Southeast OH, Northeast KY, and portions of WV. See image below. Confidence:  High. Expected Conditions and Impacts      Heat index values around 105  Heat related illnesses possible if extended amounts … Continue reading

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Beebe & Hooper Ridge Rd Closures

Co Rd 109 (Beebe Road) from St Rt 329 to Twp Rd 191 (Haga Ridge Road) will close Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8 am for approximately 10 weeks for two slip repair projects. Co Rd 36 (Hooper Ridge Rd) from … Continue reading

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