Tag Archives: February 2014

Athens County Emergency Warning Sirens will be tested March 5th at 9:50AM as part of the State Wide Tornado Drill

The outdoor emergency warning sirens in Nelsonville, The Plains and New Marshfield will be tested at 9:50AM on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, with a one minute sounding of the sirens. Local residents are asked not to call local emergency agencies … Continue reading

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Alert Athens County Mass Notification System Test Wed, 3/5 at 9:50AM as part of State Wide Tornado Drill

Athens County Emergency Management Agency and Athens County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications will be testing the Alert Athens County emergency messaging system across Athens County on Wednesday, March 5th at 9:50AM as part of the Ohio state wide tornado drill.  All … Continue reading

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WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 1PM, SUN 3/2 THROUGH 4PM, MON 3/3.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH 4PM MONDAY AFTERNOON. HAZARD TYPES – FREEZING RAIN, SLEET AND EVENTUALLY SNOW. ACCUMULATIONS – THE POSSIBILITY OF MORE THAN A QUARTER … Continue reading

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Join In The Statewide Tornado Drill, Wednesday, March 5 at 9:50 AM

March 2-8 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Ohio. Athens County Emergency Management Agency urges you to exercise your tornado safety plan during the Statewide Tornado Drill at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 5th. Designing and exercising a tornado safety plan … Continue reading

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 11AM TODAY, USE CAUTION!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING. HAZARD TYPES – SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS – 1 TO 3 INCHES. TIMING – SNOW WILL … Continue reading

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Nelsonville City Council Meeting Monday, 2/24/14 at 7 pm. The public is encouraged to attend.

Nelsonville City Council has a regular meeting on Monday, February 24th, starting at 7:00 pm. The meeting is in City Council Chambers at 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio. The public is encouraged to attend.

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A SEVERE THUNDER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 215AM, FRI 2/21, TAKE SHELTER IF THREATENED

A SEVERE THUNDER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 215AM, FRI 2/21, TAKE SHELTER IF THREATENED REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAS BEEN SPOTTED.  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL ¾ INCH … Continue reading

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 6AM FRI 2/21, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 6AM FRI 2/21. REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS … Continue reading

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WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO FROM 9PM THU, 2/20 TO 4PM FRI, 2/21, GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THURSDAY, 2/20 TO 4 PM FRIDAY, 2/21. WINDS – GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT, … Continue reading

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Clear snow, ice and debris from storm drains and ditches to AVOID FLOODING with upcoming rainfall later this week

The Athens County area is expecting rain later this week.  To help avoid flooding in yards and streets please take the time to clear snow, ice and debris from storm drains and ditches.  A little time now may save you … Continue reading

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