Tag Archives: February 2014

Athens County Emergency Warning Sirens will be tested March 5th at 9:50AM as Part of the State Wide Tornado Drill

The outdoor emergency warning sirens in Nelsonville, The Plains and New Marshfield will be tested at 9:50AM on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, with a one minute sounding of the sirens. Local residents are asked not to call local emergency agencies … Continue reading

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Alert Athens County Mass Notification System Test Wed, 3/5 at 9:50AM as part of State Wide Tornado Drill

Athens County Emergency Management Agency and Athens County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications will be testing the Alert Athens County emergency messaging system across Athens County on Wednesday, March 5th at 9:50AM as part of the Ohio state wide tornado drill.  All … Continue reading

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WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 1PM, SUN 3/2 THROUGH 4PM, MON 3/3.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH 4PM MONDAY AFTERNOON. HAZARD TYPES – FREEZING RAIN, SLEET AND EVENTUALLY SNOW. ACCUMULATIONS – THE POSSIBILITY OF MORE THAN A QUARTER … Continue reading

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Join In The Statewide Tornado Drill, Wednesday, March 5 at 9:50 AM

March 2-8 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Ohio. Athens County Emergency Management Agency urges you to exercise your tornado safety plan during the Statewide Tornado Drill at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 5th. Designing and exercising a tornado safety plan … Continue reading

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Athens County EMA and 9-1-1 unveil a new entry sign at their offices in Athens

The Athens County Emergency Management Agency and the Athens County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center unveiled a new entry sign to their offices in the basement of the Sheriff’s building at 13 West Washington Street in Athens.  The sign was purchased … Continue reading

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 11AM TODAY, USE CAUTION!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING. HAZARD TYPES – SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – 1 TO 3 INCHES. TIMING – SNOW WILL … Continue reading

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Current Athens County Roads Closed Due To Flooding!

Flooding and has closed the following Athens County roads; CR 18-Potter Road, Ames TWP CR 109- Beebe Road, Rome TWP CR 4- Glen Ebon Road, York TWP Bern Twp Road 618- Brucker Lane CR 31- Oakdale Road, Trimble CR 19 … Continue reading

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A SEVERE THUNDER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 215AM, FRI 2/21, TAKE SHELTER IF THREATENED

A SEVERE THUNDER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 215AM, FRI 2/21, TAKE SHELTER IF THREATENED REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAS BEEN SPOTTED.  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL ¾ INCH … Continue reading

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 6AM FRI 2/21, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 6AM FRI 2/21. REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS … Continue reading

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WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 9PM THU, 2/20 TO 4PM FRI, 2/21, GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THURSDAY, 2/20 TO 4 PM FRIDAY, 2/21. WINDS – GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT, … Continue reading

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