Western Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11PM, 6/17/19, TAKE SHELTER IF THRETENED!!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Athens County until 1100 PM.

At 1009 PM, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Circleville to 9 miles southeast of Kingston to 8 miles southeast of Chillicothe, moving east at 40 mph.

  • HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts.
  • SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT – Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Shawnee, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, and ThePlains.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Charleston West Virginia.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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.