Nelsonville Planning and Development Committee meeting Wed, 2/5/2020, 7:30PM, public is invited and encouraged to attend

The City of Nelsonville Planning and Development Committee will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:30 PM. The meeting is being held to discuss city development short term and long-term plans. The meeting is being held at City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Nelsonville Police and Fire Committee meeting Tue, 2/4/2020, 7PM, the public is invited and encouraged to attend

The City of Nelsonville Police and Fire Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00PM.  The meeting is being held to discuss general information. The meeting is being held at City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Flood Warning for Athens Co until 130AM Sat, 1/25/20, Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Athens County until 130 AM Saturday 1/25/20.

At 423 PM, the Ohio department of transportation reported road closures and restrictions in Athens county west of Athens.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Coolville, and Chauncey.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to one half inch are possible in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas, country roads, farmland and other low-lying spots.

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

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

Athens Co wind advisory 9AM Sat, 1/11/20 until 5AM Sun, 1/12/20, winds 10 to 20mph gusts of 35 to 45mph, use caution!

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Athens County in effect from 9AM Saturday, 1/11/20 until 5AM Sunday, 1/12/20

  • WHAT, South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph expected.
  • WHERE, Portions of southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, northeast Kentucky and central, northeast, northern, southeast, southern and western West Virginia.
  • WHEN, From 9 AM Saturday to 5 AM Sunday.
  • IMPACTS, Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Nelsonville boil advisory for Starr Dr, Hillside Dr and Crihfield Dr., until Fri, 1/3/20, 3PM, unless notified otherwise

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has issued a boil advisory for Starr Drive, Hillside Drive and Crihfield Drive. The boil advisory is being issued due to a pump repair. The boil advisory will be in effect until Friday, January 3, 2020 at 3:00PM, unless notified otherwise.

When a boil advisory is in effect, we ask all who are affected to boil their cooking and drinking water for three minutes before being consumed.