Athens Co High Wind Warning until 3AM, Sat, 3/4/23, SW winds 20 to 30mph, gusts to 65mph

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Athens County until 3:00AM, Saturday, 3/4/23.

WHAT…Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia and central, southern and western West Virginia.

WHEN…Until 3:00AM, Saturday, 3/4/23.

IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.