Athens Co snow emergency canceled, drive carefully some hazardous conditions may still exist in remote areas of county

The snow emergency for Athens County has been canceled.  Please drive carefully some hazardous road conditions may still exist in remote areas of the county.

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.