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

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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 quarter size hail.
  • SOURCE, Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT, Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Nelsonville, Glouster, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Murray City, Trimble, Amesville and Burr Oak State Park.

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.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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 AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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

Flash Flood Watch

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 produce flash flooding, especially along small streams, creeks, low spots 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.

Nelsonville E Canal St CLOSED, Carter Lumber to Burger King Mon, 7/24, 8:30AM approx 4HRS, use caution in the area

Nelso Road Closed

The Nelsonville Street Department announces that a small section of East Canal Street between Carter Lumber and Burger King will be closed for a curb cutting for approximately four hours beginning at 8:30 AM Monday, July 24, 2017. Please use caution in the area or an alternate route.

Nelsonville Aquatic Center, Christmas in July, Sat, 7/29/17, 1st 130 children admitted free, music, games, prizes

Nelso Aquatics Center christmas-in-july

The Nelsonville Aquatic Center will celebrate Christmas in July on Saturday, July 29, 2017, courtesy of the Knights of Pythias Lodge #169. The first 130 children will be admitted into the pool for free. Rockin’ Reggie and his crew will be at the pool from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. There will be games, prizes and fun!

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

Flash Flood Watch

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 produce excessive rainfall. This rain coupled with the wet soils across the area could produce flash flooding, especially along small streams, creeks, low spots 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.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Athens Co until 3:45PM, Seek Shelter if threatened!!!

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Athens County until 3:45 PM.

At 257 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of Caldwell to near Chesterhill to near Logan, moving southeast at 35 mph.

  • HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts.
  • SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT – Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, Amesville, and Stroud Run State Park.

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

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately.  Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, 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.