Athens Co Wind Advisory Thu, 2/9/23, 8AM to 10PM, SW winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected!

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Athens County Thursday, 2/9/23, from 8 AM until 10 PM.

WHAT… Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.

WHERE… Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia and much of West Virginia.

WHEN… Thursday, 2/9/23, from 8 AM until 10 PM.

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.

Athens County WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY 9PM, Mon, 1/30/23 until 12PM, Tue, 1/31/23, slippery road and hazardous conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Athens County in effect from 9PM, Monday, 1/30/23 until 12PM, Tuesday, 1/31/23.

WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

WHERE…Portions of southeast Ohio and central, northern and western West Virginia.

WHEN…From 9PM, Monday, 1/30/23 until 12PM, Tuesday, 1/31/23.

IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

SLICK SPOTS possible this evening due to a light wintry mix, use caution driving or walking and allow extra time to reach your destination

A light wintry mix will develop across portions of the area this evening as temperatures continue to gradually cool. Minor ice and snowfall accumulations may occur. While road temperatures are near or above freezing, slick spots will be possible on untreated and elevated surfaces. Use caution if driving or walking this evening and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Athens Co FLOOD WARNING in effect until 7:45PM, Tue, 1/3/2023, Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is occurring

The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WARNING for Athens County in effect until 7:45PM, Tuesday, 1/3/2023.

* WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is occurring.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio and West Virginia, including the following counties, in northeast Kentucky, Greenup. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton and Washington. In West Virginia, Mason and Wood.

* WHEN…Until 7:45PM, Tuesday, 1/3/2023.

* IMPACTS…Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall. Low-water crossings are inundated with water and may not be passable.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…

  – At 1046 AM EST, the Department of Highways reported several road closures due to high water. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen.

  – Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in the warned area.

  – Some locations that will experience flooding include… Parkersburg, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Nelsonville, Pomeroy, Glouster, McConnelsville, Mcarthur, Oak Hill, Beverly, Rio Grande, Albany, and Coolville.

  – http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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

Athens Co Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 4PM, Sat, 12/24/22, wind chills as low as -20

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory until 4PM, Saturday, 12/24/2022. The Wind Chill Warning is downgraded to the advisory.

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 20 below zero.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio and central, northern, southern and western West Virginia.

* WHEN…Until 4PM, Saturday, 12/24/2022.

* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Athens Co Wind Chill Warning from 6AM, Fri, 12/23/22, until 12PM, Sat, 12/24/22, wind chills as low as -25

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning for Athens County in effect from 6AM, Friday, 12/23/22, until 12PM, Saturday, 12/24/22.

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 25 below zero. Winds gusting as high as 45mph.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia and central, northeast, northern, southeast, southern and western West Virginia.

* WHEN… 6AM, Friday, 12/23/22, until 12PM, Saturday, 12/24/22.

* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Athens Co Wind Advisory from 3AM, Fri, 12/23/22, until 7AM, Sat, 12/24/22, winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph expected

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Athens County from 3AM, Friday, 12/23/22, until 7AM, Saturday, 12/24/22.

* WHAT…West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph expected.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia and central, northeast, northern, southeast, southern and western West Virginia.

* WHEN… 3AM, Friday, 12/23/22, until 7AM, Saturday, 12/24/22.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect due to wind chills as low as 25 below zero.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.