Western Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 5:30PM Fri, 3/3/23, 60 mph wind gusts, damage to roofs, siding, and trees

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Athens County until 530 PM. At 455 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Jackson, moving east at 65 mph.

 HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

 SOURCE…Radar indicated.

 IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include… Athens, Jackson, Wellston, Nelsonville, Gallipolis, Glouster, Mcarthur, Oak Hill, Rio Grande, Albany, Rutland, Lake Hope State Park, Gallia, Chauncey, Hamden, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Coalton, Trimble and Zaleski.

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