Athens Co Flood Watch from 4AM, Fri, 3/3/23, until 1AM, Sat, 3/4/23, be prepared to take action

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County from 4:00AM, Friday, 3/3/23, until 1:00AM, Saturday, 3/4/23.

WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky and southeast Ohio, including the following counties, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter and Greenup. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washington.

WHEN…From 4:00AM, Friday, 3/3/23, until 1:00AM, Saturday, 3/4/23.

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.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.