ATHENS CO FLOOD WATCH, 1PM SAT, 1/19/19 UNTIL 4AM SUN, 1/20/19, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

Flood Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County from 1PM Saturday, 1/19/19 until 4AM Sunday, 1/20/19.

Rain will overspread the area Saturday and continue into the overnight hours. Rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches are forecast. Ground conditions are wet, and most of this rain is expected to runoff into streams, creeks and rivers. This will cause strong rises and possible flooding conditions throughout the watch area.

Flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas, and roads along streams, creeks and rivers is possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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ATHENS CO WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, MIDNIGHT SAT, 1/19/19 TO 9AM SUN, 1/20/19, WINTRY MIX, USE CAUTION DRIVING!

Winter Weather Advisory

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY, 1/19/19 TO 9AM SUNDAY, 1/20/19

  • WHAT – Wintry mix expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and a light glaze of ice expected.
  • WHERE – Athens, Washington and Vinton Counties.
  • WHEN – From midnight Saturday night to 9 AM Sunday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – A wintry mix can be expected, changing to all snow late Saturday night. Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Nelsonville Finance Committee meeting Thu, 1/24/19, 7PM, the public is invited and encouraged to attend

Nelso Committee Meeting

The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7:00PM in council chambers at City Hall.  The meeting is being held to discuss appropriations and the 2019 City budget. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

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Nelsonville City offices closed Mon, 1/21/19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, will re-open Tue, 1/22/19

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The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day. City offices will re-open for business on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 for regular business hours.

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Athens Co snow emergency canceled, drive carefully some hazardous conditions may still exist in remote areas of county

Drive-Safely

ATHENS COUNTY SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELED
January 14, 2019, 15:20 hours

The snow emergency for Athens County has been canceled.  Please drive carefully some hazardous road conditions may still exist in remote areas of the county.

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Athens Co LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. roadways hazardous, blowing, drifting snows, icy, drive very cautiously!

Snow Emergency 1

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY
January 13, 2019, 10:20 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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Athens Co LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY, roads hazardous, travel only if needed, use extreme caution!

Snow Emergency 2

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY
January 12, 2019, 15:00 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.

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Athens Co LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY. roadways hazardous, blowing, drifting snows, icy, drive very cautiously!

Snow Emergency 1

ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY
January 12, 2019, 9:50 hours

Athens County is under a LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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Nelsonville boil order canceled for Short Street, Kontner Street, Mill Street, and Poling Avenue

Nelso Boil Order Canceled

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for Short Street, Kontner Street, Mill Street, and Poling Avenue.  We would like to thank those affected by this incident for their patience and understanding.

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Athens Co Winter weather advisory 4AM Sat, 1/12/19 to 7AM Sun, 1/13/19, 2 to 4 inches of snow, slippery road conditions

 

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter weather advisory in effect for Athens County from 4AM Saturday, 1/12/19 until 7AM Sunday, 1/13/19.

  • WHAT – Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts of up to 5 inches expected. A period of a rain snow mix is possible across parts of West Virginia Saturday afternoon.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio and central, northeast and northern West Virginia.
  • WHEN – From 4 AM Saturday to 7 AM Sunday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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