Fire Weather Watch for Athens Co, 1PM to 7PM, Thu, 4/12/18, outdoor open burning is not permitted!!

Fire Weather Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Athens County, which is in effect from 1:00PM until 7:00PM, Thursday, 4/12/2018.

  • WIND – 15 MPH with gusts up to 30 MPH.
  • HUMIDITY – From 25% lowlands ranging to lower 30% up north.
  • IMPACTS – any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.  Outdoor open burning and prescribed fires are not permitted.  This includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS – A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

The Ohio Revised Code Section 1503.18 prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6am and 6pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.

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Alexander Twp Rd 41, Setty Rd CLOSED today Wed, 4/11/18, 8AM to 5PM, between addresses 926 and 734, please avoid area

Road Closed

The Alexander Township Trustees will be closing Township Road 41, Setty Road on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.  The roadway will be closed between the addresses of 926 and 734.  The roadway is being closed for a culvert replacement project.  Please avoid this area

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Aerial Survey of Hocking River Flooding in Athens

An aerial view of the Hocking River Flooding in Athens, Thursday, 4/5/2018.

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Aerial Survey of Hocking River Flooding in Nelsonville

An aerial view of the Hocking River Flooding in Nelsonville, Thursday, 4/5/2018.

 

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 04/5/18, 12:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2018 – 12:00PM

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 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691
  • CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to Emma Wyatt Rd
  • CR 24 – Harmony Rd, South Canaan Rd to dead end
  • CR 24 – South Cannnan Rd, Troy Rd to Mansfield Rd
  • CR 48 – New England Rd, SR329 to McGurr Rd
  • CR 58 – Frost Rd, US50 to Frost
  • CR 59 – Four Mile Rd, SR144 to Ridge Rd
  • CR 68 – Johnson Run Rd, at Oakdale Rd, restricted
  • CR 93 – Main St, SR13 to Bell Rd
  • CR 93 – Truetown Rd, SR685 to Oregon Ridge Rd
  • CR 109 – Beebe Rd
  • SR13 – SR550 to SR682
  • SR13 – SR682 to SR685
  • US33 – East bound 1 lane at Wayne National Forest HQ
  • SR56 – Vinton Co line to Athens Corp Limit
  • SR144 – SR124 to US50
  • SR144 – US50 to SR329
  • SR329 – SR50 to SR144
  • SR329 – SR144 to SR550
  • SR329 – SR550 to SR13
  • SR682 – US33 to SR13

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 04/4/18, 5:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2018 – 5:00PM

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 1 – Kimberly Rd, one lane at McKee asphalt
  • CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691
  • CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to Emma Wyatt Rd
  • CR 24 – Harmony Rd, South Canaan Rd to dead end
  • CR 27 – Millfield Rd, Truetown Rd to the bridge
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Rd, McLeish Rd to Johnson Run Rd
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Rd, Moore Rd to County line
  • CR 33B – Diamond Brick Rd, Nelsonville Roundabout to County line
  • CR 58 – Frost Rd, US50 to Frost
  • CR 59 – Four Mile Rd, SR144 to Ridge Rd
  • CR 68 – Johnson Run Rd, at Oakdale Rd, restricted
  • CR 85 – Big Run Rd
  • CR 93 – Main St, SR13 to Bell Rd
  • CR 93 – Truetown Rd, SR685 to Oregon Ridge Rd
  • CR 109 – Beebe Rd, Beebe bridge to County line
  • SR13 – SR550 to SR682
  • SR13 – SR682 to SR685
  • SR13 – SR685 to SR329
  • SR13 – SR329 to SR78
  • SR56 – Vinton Co line to Athens Corp Limit
  • SR144 – US50 to SR329
  • SR329 – SR50 to SR144
  • SR329 – SR144 to SR550
  • SR329 – SR550 to SR13
  • SR356 – SR681 to SR56
  • SR682 – US33 to SR13
  • SR685 – SR78 to SR13
  • US33 – East bound 1 lane at Wayne National Forest HQ

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!!  Please avoid these areas.

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Nelsonville W Washington roundabout CLOSED due to flood water, US33 access use SR78/691, please use an alternate route

Road Closed

The City of Nelsonville has closed the West Washington roundabout due to flood waters from the Hocking River.  All traffic for US33 will need to use the State Route 78/691 exit on the East end of Nelsonville.   Please use an alternate route.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 04/4/18, 12:00PM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2018 – 12:00PM

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 1 – Kimberly Rd, one lane at McKee asphalt
  • CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691
  • CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to Emma Wyatt Rd
  • CR 19 – Hebbardsville Rd, Alexander Church Rd to Cameron Rd
  • CR 24 – Harmony Rd, South Canaan Rd to dead end
  • CR 27 – Millfield Rd, Truetown Rd to the bridge
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Rd, McLeish Rd to Johnson Run Rd
  • CR 38 – Sand Rock Rd, SR550 to New England Rd
  • CR 58 – Frost Rd, Smith Rd to Frost
  • CR 59 – Four Mile Rd, SR144 to Ridge Rd
  • CR 68 – Johnson Run Rd, at Oakdale Rd, restricted
  • CR 85 – Big Run Rd, SR550 – County Line
  • CR 93 – Main St, SR13 to Bell Rd
  • CR 93 – Truetown Rd, SR685 to Oregon Ridge Rd
  • CR 109 – Beebe Rd, Beebe bridge to County line
  • SR13 – SR550 to SR682, restricted
  • SR13 – SR685 to SR329
  • SR13 – SR329 to SR78
  • SR56 – Vinton Co line to Athens Corp Limit
  • SR78 – Morgan Co line to SR13, Glouster
  • SR144 – US50 to SR13
  • SR329 – SR550 to SR13
  • SR356 – SR681 to SR56
  • SR550 – SR690 to SR329
  • SR550 – SR329 to SR377
  • SR681 – SR356 to US50
  • SR685 – SR78 to SR13
  • SR690 – US50 to SR550

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 04/4/18, 9:30AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2018 – 9:30AM

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 1 – Kimberly Rd, one lane at McKee asphalt
  • CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691
  • CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd
  • CR 19 – Hebbardsville Rd, Alexander Church Rd to Cameron Rd
  • CR 24 – Harmony Rd, South Canaan Rd to dead end
  • CR 27 – Millfield Rd, Truetown Rd to the bridge
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Rd, McLeish Rd to Johnson Run Rd
  • CR 58 – Frost Rd, Smith Rd to Frost
  • CR 59 – Four Mile Rd, SR144 to Ridge Rd
  • CR 93 – Main St, SR13 to Bell Rd
  • SR13 – SR550 to SR682, restricted
  • SR13 – SR685 to SR329
  • SR13 – SR329 to SR78
  • SR56 – Vinton Co line to Athens Corp Limit
  • SR78 – Morgan Co line to SR13, Glouster
  • SR144 – US50 to SR13
  • SR329 – SR550 to SR13
  • SR356 – SR681 to SR56
  • SR550 – SR690 to SR329
  • SR550 – SR329 to SR377
  • SR681 – SR356 to US50
  • SR685 – SR78 to SR13
  • SR690 – US50 to SR550

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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ATHENS CO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 1AM, WED, 4/4/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

ATHENS COUNTY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 1:00AM, WEDNESDAY, 4/4/2018.

REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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