Athens Co High Wind Watch Mon, 4/13/2020, 6AM to 8PM, SW winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 58 mph possible

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for Athens County for Monday, April 13, 2020 from 6:00AM until 8:00PM.

  • WHAT – Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 58 mph possible.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, northeast Kentucky and central, northeast, northern, southeast, southern and western West Virginia.
  • WHEN – Monday, April 13, 2020 from 6:00AM until 8:00PM.
  • IMPACTS – Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Thunderstorms may also occur during the watch period, with brief enhanced wind gusts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe location prior to the onset of winds.