The City of Nelsonville announces that the fall leaf collection has been finished for 2020 due to mechanical problems with equipment. If you still have leaves that need picked up, they must be bagged and set out with your weekly trash for pick up. Thank you for your understanding and assistance.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect until 7 PM, Thursday, 11/19/2020.
- Affected Area – NE Kentucky, SE Ohio
- Winds – South 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
- Relative Humidity – As low as 23 percent.
- Impacts – Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. NO OUTDOOR BURNING!
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.
The City of Nelsonville Police and Fire Committee held a virtual meeting on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting was held to discuss police department dispatching and fulltime firefighter position. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).
The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting is being held to discuss City finances. The public may not attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).
The City of Nelsonville announces that West Washington Street from Madison Street to Adams Street will be closed Wednesday, November 18, 2020 and Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 7:30AM until 5:00PM each day. The roadway is being closed for an R&R Pipeline gas line repair project, weather permitting. Please use an alternate route.
The City of Nelsonville Planning and Development Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting is being held to discuss business registrations, junk vehicles, and ATV/UTV on city streets. The public may not attend the meeting in person. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens County until 1:45 PM, Sunday, 11/15/2020.
At 1224 PM, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Chesterville to 10 miles northeast of Kingston to 10 miles southeast of Peebles, moving east at 50 mph. Sporadic severe wind gusts are likely with this line of thunderstorms.
- HAZARD – 60 mph wind gusts.
- SOURCE – Radar indicated.
- IMPACT – Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
Locations impacted include Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Shawnee, and Coolville. This includes Interstate 77 in Ohio between mile markers 4 and 17.
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.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 4:00PM, SUNDAY, 11/15/2020.
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.
The National Weather Service has issued a WIND ADVISORY for Athens County in effect from 9:00AM until 7:00PM, Sunday, 11/15/2020.
- WHAT – Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 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 to 7 PM Sunday, 11/15/2020.
- IMPACTS – Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects, including outdoor holiday decorations. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high-profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee held a virtual meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 7:00PM. The meeting was held to discuss City Finances and the 2021 City Budget. The meeting was streamed on the City of Nelsonville Facebook Page (City of Nelsonville, Ohio, @nelsonvillecity).