The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH for Athens County in effect from Sunday, January 16, 10:00 AM until Monday, January 17, 10:00 AM.
- WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Snow may change over to freezing rain during the afternoon Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches possible with up to 10 inches for higher elevations.
- WHERE…Portions of southeast Ohio and central, northeast and northern West Virginia.
- WHEN…From Sunday, January 16, 10:00 AM until Monday, January 17, 10:00 AM.
- IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
- ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Moderate to heavy snow will likely reduce visibilities at times. Along higher elevations, winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.