SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 215 AM SUN, 12/22, SEEK SHELTER!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 215 AM, SUNDAY, 12/22.

AT 119 AM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GLOUSTER TO RIO GRANDE TO 6 MILES WEST OF YATESVILLE LAKE STATE PARK, MOVING EAST AT 60 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO FALL FROM THIS LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM SUNDAY MORNING FOR CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST OHIO AND CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA.

PLEASE REPORT HAIL OR STRONG WIND 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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Nelsonville is a city in northwestern Athens County, Ohio in the Appalachian Hills of Southeast Ohio.
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