Tag Archives: February 2015

Severe Weather Awareness Week March 1-7, 2015, Ohioans Are Encouraged to Prepare for Tornadoes, Floods and Thunderstorms

The most common types of natural hazards affecting Ohio are floods, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, and severe winter storms. Even large windstorms have been known to cause tremendous damage in Ohio, like the Derecho wind event on June 29, 2012. To … Continue reading

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Join In The Statewide Tornado Drill, Wednesday, March 4 at 9:50 AM

March 1-7 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 4th. Designing and exercising a tornado safety plan … Continue reading

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Athens County to start dialing the area code plus phone number for all calls starting 3/21/15, make your changes now!

Everyone in the 740 area code, which includes more than 30 counties in central and southeastern Ohio, will have to start dialing the area code + phone number for all calls starting March 21, 2015. Callers have been able to … Continue reading

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Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous, March 2015 Crimes of the Month

The following incidents have been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as March 2015 Crimes of the Month. The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a couple criminal acts which occurred within the City of Athens. … Continue reading

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Sign-up for ALERT ATHENS COUNTY and be ready for the next EMERGENCY in Athens County!

During the last snow emergency did you wonder why your friends and family found out about it before you did? The answer is that they are registered for Alert Athens County. Alert Athens County is the free county-wide mass notification … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 65, Deep Hollow Rd CLOSED for 1/4 mile S of Sand Rock Rd, Mon, 2/23, at 12 noon, for 3 wks, avoid this area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing County Road 65, Deep Hollow Road for 1/4 of a mile South of Township Road150, Sand Rock Road in Carthage Township today, Tuesday, February 24th, at 12 noon, for approximately 3 weeks … Continue reading

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Athens Co snow emergency canceled, drive carefully some hazardous conditions may still exist in remote areas of county

The snow emergency for Athens County has been canceled. Please drive carefully some hazardous road conditions may still exist in remote areas of the county.

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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO, 11PM FRI, 2/20 TO 7PM SAT, 2/21, PREPARE FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM 11 PM FRIDAY 2/20 TO 7 PM SATURDAY 2/21. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO SPRING WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SUNSHINE AND WARM BREEZES, FROM FRI, 3/20 UNTIL SUN, 6/21, #thinkspring

THE ATHENS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY HAS ISSUED A SPRING WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SUNSHINE AND WARM BREEZES, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM 6:45PM FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH AND CONTINUING UNTIL 12:38PM SUNDAY, JUNE 21ST. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A SPRING … Continue reading

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO FROM 11PM FRI, 2/20 TO 7PM SAT, 2/21, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY, 2/20 TO 7 PM SATURDAY, 2/21. HAZARD TYPES – SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. ICE ACCUMULATIONS … Continue reading

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