Athens Co SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING until 7:15PM, Wed, 3/23/22, high winds/hail. Seek shelter if threatened!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens County until 7:15 PM, Wednesday, 3/23/2022. At 6:28 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Wellston, moving northeast at 70 mph.

  HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE…Radar indicated.

  IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include… Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, and Amesville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 10:00 PM for southeastern Ohio.