ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 10PM TUE 7/26, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Flash Flood Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 10 PM TUESDAY, 7/26.

THUNDERSTORMS, WITH VERY HEAVY DOWNPOURS. WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. THESE STORMS HAVE HAD A HISTORY OF PRODUCING 1.50 TO 2.50 INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR.

IF THE RAINFALL IS REALALIZED, SOME AREAS COULD SEE FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS AND ROADS, ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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