Tag Archives: July 2017

Athens Co Flash Flood Watch Until 12 Midnight, Sun, 7/23/17, Watch for changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 12 Midnight, Sunday, 7/23/17. Additional rounds of thunderstorms with very heavy rain may result in flash flooding, especially along small streams and in poor drainage areas. … Continue reading

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Northern Athens Co Severe Thunder Storm Warning until 5:15PM, Sat, 7/22, seek shelter if threatening weather approaches!

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Athens County until 5:15 PM. At 424 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Shawnee, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD, 60 mph wind gusts and … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 10PM, SAT, 7/22/17, WATCH FOR THREATENING WEATHER!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 10:00 PM, SATURDAY, 7/22/17. REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE … Continue reading

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Athens Co Flash Flood Watch until 8AM, Sun, 7/23/17. Watch for changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 8:00 AM, Sunday, 7/23/17. Rounds of showers and thunderstorms, with heavy downpours are expected through Sunday morning. This coupled with wet soils across the area could … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH THU, 12pm, 7/13/17 TO SAT, 12AM, 7/15/17, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County from 12PM, Thursday, 7/13/17 until 12AM, Saturday, 7/15/17. A frontal system is expected to pass through the region later today and Friday. Storms associated with it could … Continue reading

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Athens, Ohio, Missing Kayaker’s Body Recovered from the Hocking River Tuesday Morning 7/11/17

At approximately 6:40AM, Tuesday, July 11th the body of 40 year old missing kayaker, Steve Lippson, from Racine, Ohio was discovered by an O’bleness Memorial Hospital employee in the Hocking River. Mr. Lippson’s body was recovered at 7:30AM by the … Continue reading

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Athens, Ohio, Recovery Operations Resumed in the Hocking River Sunday Morning for a Missing Middle-aged Male Kayaker

Search and recovery operations resumed on the Hocking River in Athens for a missing middle-aged male kayaker at 8:00 AM today. The investigation and recovery operation has been transferred to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Crews from Athens Fire … Continue reading

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Athens, Ohio Rescue Operations for Missing Kayaker suspended until High Waters in Hocking River Lower

The Athens Fire Department has suspended search and rescue operations for a missing kayaker in the Hocking River at approximately 9:15 PM this evening. Recovery operations will continue once the Hocking River water levels lower to safer levels.  The Hocking … Continue reading

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Athens, Ohio, 6 kayakers swept over Whites Mill water fall, 5 rescued, 1 person still missing

The Athens Fire Department and Police Department were alerted at approximately 2:07 PM, Saturday July 8, 2017 for multiple kayakers in the Hocking River near the Whites Mill water fall at 2 Whites Mill Drive in the City of Athens. … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SE Athens Co until 4:15PM Fri, 7/7/17, Seek Shelter if threatened!!!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Athens County until 4:15 PM Friday, 7/7/17. At 335 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 14 miles northeast of Marietta to Parkersburg to … Continue reading

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