The Nelsonville City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at City Hall. The purpose of this meeting is the consideration of legislation and possible executive session concerning the opioid litigation, gun legislation, USDA water and sewer legislation and personnel. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 7:00PM at City Hall. The meeting is being held to discuss City finances. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Athens County until 745AM, Thursday 2/13/2020.
At 1046 PM, Doppler radar indicated prolonged rainfall across the area. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warning area. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen, and rain will continue off and on during the overnight.
Creeks and streams will fill and could come out of their banks. Low lying areas will flood. Road closures are possible.
Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Nelsonville, Albany, Chauncey, Buchtel, and Amesville.
County emergency management is reporting that low spots are already beginning to flood across the warned area.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
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.
The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of the Presidents Day Holiday. City offices will re-open for business on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 for regular business 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.
The Nelsonville City Council will hold a regular Council meeting on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:00PM in Council Chambers at City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
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.
The Nelsonville City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at City Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to hold a meeting in executive session to discuss personnel issues. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Athens County from 10PM Thursday, 2/6/2020 until 11AM Friday, 2/7/2020.
- WHAT, Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches.
- WHERE, Portions of southeast Ohio, northeast Kentucky and northern West Virginia.
- WHEN, From 10 PM this evening to 11 AM Friday.
- IMPACTS, Plan on slippery road conditions, especially bridges and overpasses. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
Slow down and use caution while traveling. Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
The Nelsonville Neighborhood Watch will meet Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 6:00 PM at Nelsonville City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.