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

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ATHENS COUNTY SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELED
February 20, 2019, 10:30 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!

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ATHENS COUNTY LEVEL 1 SNOW EMERGENCY
February 20, 2019, 03:55 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 WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 1AM TO 1PM WED, 2/20/19, 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW, POSSIBLE ICE, USE CAUTION

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Athens County from 1AM to 1PM, Wednesday, 2/20/19.

  • WHAT – Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio and northern West Virginia.
  • WHEN – From 1 AM to 1 PM Wednesday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

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 athttps://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Nelsonville City offices closed Mon, 2/18/19 for Presidents Day, re-open Tue, 2/19/19 for regular business hours

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The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of Presidents Day. City offices will re-open for business on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 for regular business hours.

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Nelsonville Judiciary Committee meeting Mon, 2/18/19 at 7PM, the public is invited and encouraged to attend

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The City of Nelsonville Judiciary Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 7:00PM in council chambers at City Hall.  The meeting is being held to discuss rules of order for City Council meetings and City Code Ordinances. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

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Athens Co Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams until 315AM Wed, 2/13/19, seek shelter if threatened

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in Athens County until 315 AM Wednesday, 2/13/2019.

At 612 PM EST, heavy rainfall was continuing to occur across the warned area. Area creeks and streams are currently either bankfull, or have minor flooding starting to occur. Rain is starting to slowly taper off across the area, however, creeks and streams will continue to rise over the next several hours, leading to localized flooding.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Nelsonville, and Glouster.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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

You may also report flooding 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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ATHENS CO WIND ADVISORY, 10PM TUE, 2/12/19 TO 10AM WED, 2/13/19, WINDS 20 TO 30MPH, GUSTS TO 40MPH

Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Athens County, which is in effect from 10PM Tuesday, 2/12/19 to 10AM Wednesday, 2/13/19.

  • WINDS – Becoming sustained west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph at times. Period of locally stronger winds possible.
  • TIMING – Strong winds tonight and Wednesday morning. Peak of strongest winds from late evening through the overnight hours.
  • IMPACTS – Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Weak or diseased trees could be blown down.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph for more an hour, or wind gusts of 46 to 57 mph for any duration are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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

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ATHENS COUNTY SNOW EMERGENCY CANCELED
February 11, 2019, 15:15 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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Nelsonville boil order canceled for High St and Grosvenor St to Harper St, thank you for your patience and understanding

Nelso Boil Order Canceled

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for High Street and Grosvenor Street to Harper Street.  We would like to thank those affected by this incident for their patience and understanding.

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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
February 11, 2019, 4:45 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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