Athens Co FLOOD WATCH Wed 6/30/21, 11PM until Fri 7/2/21, 2AM, monitor forecasts and be prepared to take action

The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WATCH for portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including Athens County from 11PM, Wednesday 6/30/21 until Friday 7/2/21.

Several rounds of slow-moving thunderstorms are expected across the area through late Thursday night. Basin average rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches are expected, with localized higher amounts possible where multiple storms hit the same area. Despite recent dry conditions, localized flash flooding will be possible.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.