Tag Archives: November 2013

10 Safety Tips For BLACK FRIDAY Shoppers!!!

You need a personal safety and security plan to keep criminals at bay and you from seeing red. This year many shoppers will be out early to find those big bargains on Black Friday or online for Cyber Monday, but … Continue reading

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO 6 PM TUE, 11/26 TO 1 PM WED, 11/27. WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER!

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM 6 PM TUESDAY, November 26th TO 1 PM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH. HAZARD TYPES – SNOW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – 2 TO 4 INCHES TIMING – MAINLY LATER TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WINDS – … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 109A, Federal Creek Rd CLOSED 11/25, 7AM to 3:30PM, Frost Rd, Rome Twp Rd 532 and Washington Co line

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing County Road 109A, Federal Creek Road in Rome Township on November 25th, from 7AM until 3:30 PM for culvert replacement, weather permitting.  The road will be closed between Frost Road, Rome Township … Continue reading

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US 33 Nelsonville Bypass is now open to four lanes

Since opening on October 1, 2013, a small segment of the eastern portion of the U.S. 33 Nelsonville Bypass was still reduced to two lanes to allow final paving of the new alignment. As of this morning, this two lane … Continue reading

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Athens County Feels Tremors from 3.5 Magnitude Earthquake

The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that Athens County has experienced an earthquake.  At 12:59:40 PM an earth quake registering a magnitude of 3.5 was recorded 4 kilometers ESE of Nelsonville.  Athens County 9-1-1 has received numerous calls from … Continue reading

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A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WESTERN ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 830PM THIS EVENING. SEEK SHELTER!!

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WESTERN ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 830PM THIS EVENING. REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAS BEEN SPOTTED.  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL ¾ INCH OR LARGER IN DIAMETER … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO IS UNDER A TORNADO WATCH UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT SUN 11/17, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

ATHENS CO IS UNDER A TORNADO WATCH UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT SUN 11/17, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS! REMEMBER, A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.  PERSONS IN THESE … Continue reading

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ATHENS CO WIND ADVISORY FROM 2PM SUN 11/17 TO 6AM MON 11/18, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM 2PM SUNDAY 11/17 TO 6AM MONDAY 11/18. WINDS – SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH, SHIFTING TO WEST OVERNIGHT. A BRIEF STRONGER GUST COULD … Continue reading

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Hocking Pkwy at SR 691 CLOSED 4 days starting Wed, 11/20/13 for SR 691 re-alignment. Please avoid this area

The City of Nelsonville announces that Hocking Parkway at State Route 691 will be closed for (4) four days starting Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  The roadway is being closed to complete work that is needed to tie Hocking Parkway into … Continue reading

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

http://youtu.be/m5LkTkW3TDY Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. Remember be cautious while driving in adverse weather. Recommended winter driving tips: Avoid driving while you’re … Continue reading

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