ATHENS CO FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7AM, THU, 2/3/22 THROUGH 1AM, FRI, 2/4/22, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WATCH for portions of southeast Ohio and West Virginia, including Athens County from 7AM, Thursday, February 3, 2022 through 1AM, Friday, February 4, 2022.

IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, larger creeks, and other low-lying and flood- prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Low-water crossings may be flooded.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.