ATHENS CO TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 9PM, TUE, 5/3/22, WATCH FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 9:00PM, TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2022.

REMEMBER, A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES AND 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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

Athens Co DENSE FOG ADVISORY from 2AM until 9AM, Fri, 4/22/22, visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog

The National Weather Service has issued a DENSE FOG ADVISORY for Athens County in effect from 2:00AM until 9:00AM, Friday, April 22, 2022.

  • WHAT-Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
  • WHERE-Portions of southeast Ohio, northeast Kentucky and central, northeast, northern, southern and western West Virginia.
  • WHEN-From 2:00AM until 9:00AM, Friday, April 22, 2022.
  • IMPACTS-Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS, If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Athens Co RED FLAG WARNING, Wed, 3/30/22, 12PM until 8PM, gusty winds, low relative humidity, outdoor burning not recommended

The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG WARNING for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM Wednesday, 3/30/2022, for portions of Southeast Ohio including Athens County. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

  • Timing…Wednesday, 3/30/22, 12PM until 8PM.
  • Winds…South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
  • Relative Humidity…Between 20 and 30 percent.
  • Temperatures…In the mid-70s to low 80s.
  • Impacts…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 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.

Athens Co SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING until 7:15PM, Wed, 3/23/22, high winds/hail. Seek shelter if threatened!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Athens County until 7:15 PM, Wednesday, 3/23/2022. At 6:28 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Wellston, moving northeast at 70 mph.

  HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE…Radar indicated.

  IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include… Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, and Amesville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 10:00 PM for southeastern Ohio.

ATHENS CO TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 10PM, WED, 3/23/22, WATCH FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 10:00PM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2022.

REMEMBER, A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES AND 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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

Western Athens Co SEVERE THUNDERSTORM Warning until 3:30PM, Wed, 3/23/22, high winds/hail, take shelter if threatened!

The National Weather Service has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for Western Athens County until 3:30 PM, Wednesday, 3/23/2022. At 2:42 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located near Wellston, moving northeast at 55 mph.

  HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE…Radar indicated.

  IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include…Athens, Nelsonville, Glouster, Albany, Chauncey, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Trimble, Stroud Run State Park, and The Plains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 10:00 PM for southeastern Ohio. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Athens Co WINTER STORM WARNING from 7PM, Fri, 3/11/22 until 3PM, Sat, 3/12/22, 4 to 6 inches heavy snow expected

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for Athens County in effect from 7:00 PM, Friday, March 11, 2022 until 3:00 PM, Saturday, March 12, 2022.

  • WHAT – Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches.
  • WHERE – Portions of southeast Ohio, northeast Kentucky and central, northern and western West Virginia.
  • WHEN – From 7:00 PM, Friday, March 11, 2022 until 3:00 PM, Saturday, March 12, 2022.
  • IMPACTS – Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

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

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