Athens Co Flash Flood Watch until 10PM, Thu, 7/4/19, watch for rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of southeast Ohio, including Athens County until 10:00 PM Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Much of the area has already received 1 to 3 inches of rainfall, saturating the soil. Additional thunderstorms are forecast Wednesday and Thursday, which could lead to flash flooding.

Flooding of urban and other poor drainage areas, as well as creek and small stream flooding, is possible. People residing near creeks and small streams should monitor the latest forecasts, and prepare to take immediate action should flooding occur, or if a flash flood warning is issued.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. sh-es/g

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Nelsonville Public SQ CLOSED, Thu, 6/27/19, 11AM until Fri, 6/28/19, 1AM, use caution in area or use alternate route

Nelso Road Closed

The City of Nelsonville announces that the Public Square will be closed on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM until Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1:00 AM. The Public Square is being closed for the “Fare on the Square” dinner for the benefit of the Southeast Ohio Foodbank and Kitchen. The event is being sponsored by the Rocky Community Improvement Fund and is being hosted by Hocking Athens Perry Community Action. Please come out and support this event.

Please use caution when traveling in the area or use an alternate route.

Nelsonville Woodlane Dr CLOSED, Fri, 6/28/19, 8AM – 5PM to through traffic, Please use an alternate route — City of Nelsonville, Ohio Information Blog

The City of Nelsonville announces that Woodlane Drive will be closed to through traffic on Friday, June 28, 2019, from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, while engineers are drilling on the roadway. Please use an alternate route.

via Nelsonville Woodlane Dr CLOSED, Fri, 6/28/19, 8AM – 5PM to through traffic, Please use an alternate route — City of Nelsonville, Ohio Information Blog

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NORTHERN ATHENS CO UNTIL 445PM, MON, 6/24/19, TAKE SHELTER IF THREATENED!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northern Athens County until 445 PM.

At 358 PM, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Logan to near Nelsonville to near McArthur, moving northeast at 50 mph.

  •   HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts.
  •   SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  •   IMPACT – Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Chauncey, Buchtel, Stockport, Jacksonville, Trimble.

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

Please report severe weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

ATHENS CO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 9PM, MON, 6/24/19, WATCH FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 9:00 PM, MONDAY, 6/24/2019.

REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

Nelsonville Riverside Dr reduced to one lane Wed, 6/26/19, 8AM to 5PM, please use caution on, or use an alternate route

Nelso Road Work

The City of Nelsonville announces that Riverside Drive will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, while engineers are drilling on the roadway. Nelsonville Police will be directing traffic throughout the day.

Please use caution when traveling on Riverside Drive, or use an alternate route.

Western Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11PM, 6/17/19, TAKE SHELTER IF THRETENED!!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Athens County until 1100 PM.

At 1009 PM, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Circleville to 9 miles southeast of Kingston to 8 miles southeast of Chillicothe, moving east at 40 mph.

  • HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts.
  • SOURCE – Radar indicated.
  • IMPACT – Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Shawnee, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, and ThePlains.

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

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Charleston West Virginia.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

Nelsonville Dorr Run RD CLOSED, North of Lengyel LN, Mon, 6/17/19 through Wed, 6/19/19, please use an alternate route

Nelso Road Closed

The City of Nelsonville announces that Dorr Run Road will be closed North of Lengyel Lane on Monday, June 17, 2019 through Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The roadway is being closed for culvert and storm drain repairs and replacement. The City of Nelsonville apologizes for any inconvenience the repairs may cause.

Please use caution when traveling in Dorr Run Road area or use an alternate route.