Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens Co until 415AM, Wed, 3/1/17, seek shelter if threatened!!


The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens County until 415 AM, Wednesday, March 1, 2017

At 347 AM EST, a severe thunderstorm was located over Lake Hope State Park, moving east at 60 mph.

  • HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts.
  • SOURCE…Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT…Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
  • mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.


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