The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens County until 1:00AM Thursday, 4/9/2020.
At 12:22AM, a line of severe thunderstorms was located just west of warned counties. Another separate severe thunderstorm is northwest of Meigs County. All storms are moving east at 45 mph.
- HAZARD – 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
- SOURCE – Radar indicated.
- IMPACT – Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 4:00AM for southeastern Ohio and western and northwestern West Virginia.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.
Please report severe weather 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.