Athens Co FLOOD WATCH until 11PM, Mon, 9/5/22, excessive rainfall may cause flooding, watch for changing weather conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Athens County until 11:00PM, Monday, September 5, 2022.

WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

WHERE…Portions of southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia, including Athens County.

WHEN…Through 11:00PM, Monday, September 5, 2022.

IMPACTS…Flooding may occur in poor drainage areas, urban areas, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Excessive runoff may also result in flooding of creeks and streams.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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

Athens Co Flood Watch in effect until 8PM, Wed, 8/10/22, watch for rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County until 8:00PM, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

* WHAT … Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

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

* WHEN … Until 8:00PM, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

* IMPACTS … Excessive runoff may result in flooding of creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS …  – http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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

Athens Co Flood Watch in effect 2PM, Thu, 8/4/22 until 10PM, Sun, 8/7/22, monitor forecasts, prepared to take action

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County in effect from 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 4, 2022, until 10:00 PM, Sunday, August 7, 2022.

* WHAT … Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

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

* WHEN … From 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 4, 2022, until 10:00 PM, Sunday, August 7, 2022.

* IMPACTS … Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. The greatest risk period for flooding will be Saturday and Sunday afternoon and evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS …  – http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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

Athens Co Heat Advisory in effect 8/3/22, 12PM until 8PM, Heat index values up to 102 expected, take extra precautions

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Athens County in effect Wednesday, August 3, 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

* WHAT … Heat index values up to 102 expected.

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

* WHEN … Wednesday, August 3, 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

* IMPACTS … Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS … Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.

Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9-1-1.

Athens County Heat Advisory for Sun, 7/24/22, 12PM until 8PM, heat index values up to the lower 100s expected, use caution

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Athens County in effect from Sunday, July 24, 2022, from 12:00 PM until Sunday, July 24, 2022, at 8:00 PM.

*WHAT…Heat index values up to the lower 100s expected.

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

* WHEN… Sunday, July 24, 2022, from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Unlike Saturday, the heat is not likely to be interrupted by thunderstorms today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.

Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9-1-1.

Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until Sat. 7/23/22, 2:30PM, seek shelter if threatening weather approaches!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens County until 2:30 PM. At 1:46 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Albany, moving east at 35 mph.

  HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.

  SOURCE…Radar indicated.

  IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include… Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Coolville, Chauncey, and Buchtel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Watch until Sat, 7/23/22 at 6PM, stay alert for rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Athens County in effect until Saturday, July 23, at 6:00 PM. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible today, with damaging wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rainfall being the primary threats.

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 Flood Watch in effect until Mon, 7/18/22, 8AM, be prepared to take action if weather conditions threaten

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch in effect until Monday, July 18, 2022, at 08:00 AM.

* WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. Thunderstorms this afternoon and evening could produce in excess of 2 inches of rainfall in a short period of time.

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

* WHEN…Through Monday, July 18, 2022, at 08:00 AM.

* IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Athens Co until 7PM, Wed, 7/6/22, be alert to rapidly changing weather conditions!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Athens County until 7:00PM, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

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.

Flood Watch for Athens Co until 8:00AM, Thu, 7/7/22, monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Athens County until 8:00AM, Thursday, July 7, 2022.

WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

WHERE…Portions of southeast Ohio and West Virginia, including the following counties, in southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton and Washington.

WHEN… Until 8:00AM, Thursday, July 7, 2022.

IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Repeated rounds of thunderstorms will result in rainfall of 1 to 3 inches of rain with locally higher amounts. For more information, go to: http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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