Athens Co FLOOD WATCH, 4PM, Thu, 2/17/22 until 4AM, Fri, 2/18/22, Flooding caused by excessive rainfall possible

The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WATCH for Athens County in effect from 4:00PM, Thursday, 2/17/22 until 4:00AM, Friday, 2/18/22

  • WHAT-Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.
  • WHERE-A portion of southeast Ohio, including the following counties, Athens, Morgan, Perry, Vinton and Washington.
  • WHEN-From 4:00PM, Thursday, 2/17/22 until 4:00AM, Friday, 2/18/22.
  • IMPACTS-Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS-A cold front will stall over central Ohio on Thursday as a wave moves along the front. The front will slide eastward Thursday night. This will provide 1 to 2 inches of rainfall which may result in flooding. –