Athens Co LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY, roads hazardous, travel only if needed, use extreme caution!

2/17/2021, 11:50 PM – Athens County is under a LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY.  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution!

ATHENS CO WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY 7PM, WED, 2/17/21 TO 5AM, FRI, 2/19/21, 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Athens County in effect from 7:00PM, Wednesday, 2/17/2021 until 5:00AM, Friday, 2/19/2021.

  • WHAT – Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio and northern West Virginia.
  • WHEN – From 7:00PM, Wednesday, 2/17/2021 until 5:00AM, Friday, 2/19/2021.
  • IMPACTS – Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening 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.

ATHENS CO WINTER STORM WATCH 7PM, WED, 2/17/21 UNTIL 7AM, FRI, 2/19/21, HEAVY SNOW OF 4 INCHES POSSIBLE, WATCH FORECASTS

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH from 7:00PM, Wednesday, 2/17/2021 until 7:00AM, Friday, 2/19/2021.

  • WHAT – Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of over 4 inches possible.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio.
  • WHEN – From 7:00PM, Wednesday, 2/17/2021 until 7:00AM, Friday, 2/19/2021.
  • IMPACTS – Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Two rounds of wintry precipitation are expected. The first is forecast to occur Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The second is forecast to occur Thursday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

Athens Co LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY, roads closed, no driving unless absolutely necessary or emergency exists!

2/15/2021, 7:20 PM – Athens County is under a LEVEL 3 SNOW EMERGENCY.  All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel, or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.

ATHENS CO ICE STORM WARNING UNTIL 10AM, TUE, 2/16/21, SIGNIFICANT ICING, POWER OUTAGES LIKELY, HAZARDOUS DRIVING!

The National Weather Service has issued an ICE STORM WARNING for Athens County until 10:00AM, Tuesday, 2/16/2021.

  • WHAT – Significant icing. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of one quarter to three tenths of an inch.
  • WHERE – Athens, Washington, Jackson OH and Vinton Counties.
  • WHEN – Until 10 AM Tuesday, 2/16/2021.
  • IMPACTS – Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS – Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Prepare for possible power outages.

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

ATHENS CO WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 1AM MON, 2/15/21 TO 10AM, TUE, 2/16/21, HEAVY PRECIPITATION OF ICE AND SNOW EXPECTED

The National Weather service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for Athens County in effect from 1:00AM, Monday, 2/15/2021 until 10:00AM, Tuesday, 2/16/2021.

  • WHAT – Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio and northeast Kentucky.
  • WHEN – From 1:00AM, Monday, 2/15/2021 until 10:00AM, Tuesday, 2/16/2021.
  • IMPACTS – Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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