The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for Athens County in effect from 1:00AM, Thursday, February 3, 2022, to 7:00AM, Friday, February 4, 2022.
- WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of one quarter to one half of an inch.
- WHERE…Perry, Morgan, Athens and Vinton Counties.
- WHEN…From 1:00AM, Thursday, February 3, 2022, to 7:00AM, Friday, February 4, 2022.
- IMPACTS…Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
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