Western Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 745PM 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 745 PM. At 657 PM, a line of severe thunderstorms was located 8 miles west of Rutland, moving east at 60 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

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

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