ATHENS CO WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT 3PM THU, 3/1/18 TO 2AM FRI, 3/2/18, WINDS 10 TO 20MPH, GUSTS UP TO 50MPH!

Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Athens County, which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon Thursday, 3/1/18 until 2 AM Friday, 3/2/18.

  • TIMING – Late this afternoon into tonight.
  • WINDS – West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
  • IMPACTS – Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Trees and limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 46 mph to 57 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.