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.

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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.

Nelsonville boil advisory Jackson, Watkins to Desteiguer, Watkins, Jackson to Patton, all Patton, until 4PM, Fri, 6/14/19

Nelso Boil Advisory

The City of Nelsonville Water Department has issued a boil advisory for Jackson Street from Watkins Street to Desteiguer Street, Watkins Street from Jackson Street to Patton Street, and all of Patton Street. The boil advisory is being issued due to a leak repair on the main water line. The boil advisory will be in effect until Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4:00PM, 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.