Athens Co Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams until 415PM Wed, 2/6, seek shelter if threatened by flooding

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in Athens County until 415 PM Wednesday, 2/6/19.

At 1016 AM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Coolville. Additional rainfall amounts of up to inch are possible in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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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