Athens Co FLOOD WATCH Wed 6/30/21, 11PM until Fri 7/2/21, 2AM, monitor forecasts and be prepared to take action

The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WATCH for portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including Athens County from 11PM, Wednesday 6/30/21 until Friday 7/2/21.

Several rounds of slow-moving thunderstorms are expected across the area through late Thursday night. Basin average rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches are expected, with localized higher amounts possible where multiple storms hit the same area. Despite recent dry conditions, localized flash flooding will be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

ATHENS CO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 9PM MON, 6/21/21, WATCH FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 8PM MONDAY, 6/21/2021.

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.

Athens Co Flash Flood Watch, 7PM, Fri 6/18/21 to 12PM, Sat 6/19/20, watch for rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County from 7PM, Friday 6/18/2021 until 12PM, Saturday 6/19/2021.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected tonight. Due to high moisture content and repetitive nature over the same area, storms could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain in less than an hour. Even area wide average precipitation could total close to an inch, and locally higher totals of 3 to 4 inches are possible, especially where a storm persists, or multiple storms hit the same location. As a result, flash flooding will be possible, especially in areas with saturated soils from heavy rain in recent days.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

ATHENS COUNTY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 7PM, SUN, 6/13/21, WATCH FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING AND THREATENING WEATHER

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 7:00PM, SUNDAY, 6/13/2021.

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.

ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH 8PM, TUE, 5/4/21 TO 8AM, WED, 5/5/21, WATCH FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County from 8PM, Tuesday, 5/4/21 until 8AM, Wednesday, 5/5/21.

A cold front, capable of producing rainfall amounts between 1 and 1.5 inches, is expected tonight. The ground is already saturated from recent rain, and additional heavy rainfall is likely to cause excess runoff and localized flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

HIGH WIND WARNING FOR ATHENS CO FRI, 3/26/21, FROM 2AM TO 3PM, WINDS 25 TO 35MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60MPH!

HIGH WIND WARNING for Athens County Friday, 3/26/2021 from 2AM to 3PM.

WHAT, Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected.

WHERE, Perry, Morgan, Athens and Washington Counties.

WHEN, From 2 AM to 3 PM Friday, 3/26/2021.

IMPACTS, Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

ATHENS CO HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FRI, 3/26/21 FROM 2AM UNTIL 3PM, WIND 15 TO 20MPH, 45 TO 60MPH GUSTS POSSIBLE!

HIGH WIND WATCH in effect for Athens County Friday, 3/26/2021 from 2AM until 3PM.

WHAT, Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 45 to 60 mph possible.

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

WHEN, Friday, 3/26/2021 from 2AM until 3PM.

IMPACTS, Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe location prior to the onset of winds.

Athens Co elevated wildfire risk afternoon and evening Sun, 3/14/2021, any open burning extremely dangerous!

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR ATHENS COUNTY, SUNDAY 3/14/2021 – The combination of low relative humidity, above normal temperatures, and gusty winds will create an elevated risk for wildfires this afternoon and evening.

Open burning of any type is considered extremely dangerous at this time. Be careful of heat and sparks while operating any equipment and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

Ohio law prohibits burning in the spring from 6AM to 6PM, March 1st through May 31st.

Athens Co elevated risk of wildfires this afternoon and early evening, Wed, 03/10/21, open burning extremely dangerous

Athens County elevated risk of wildfires this afternoon and early evening, Wednesday, 03/10/2021.

The combination of low relative humidity, above normal temperatures, and gusty winds will create an elevated risk for wildfires this afternoon and evening.

Open burning of any type is considered extremely dangerous at this time. Be careful of heat and sparks while operating any equipment and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

Ohio State Law prohibits burning in the spring from 6 AM to 6 PM March 1st through May 31st.

ATHENS CO FLOOD WARNING UNTIL 5PM, SUN, 2/28/2021, FLOODING IS ON GOING, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a FLOOD WARNING for Athens County Until 5:00 PM, Sunday, 2/28/2021.

At 11:24 AM, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain occurring across the area. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen and water levels will rise throughout this afternoon.

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

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

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become unstable and unsafe.