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City of Athens, Ohio
Friday June 23rd, 2017 :: 07:33 p.m. EDT
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Flash Flood Warning until 10:30PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Meigs County in southeastern Ohio... Southern Washington County in southeastern Ohio... Northeastern Gallia County in southeastern Ohio... Jackson County in southeastern Ohio... Southern Athens County in southeastern Ohio... Southern Vinton County in southeastern Ohio... Pleasants County in northwestern West Virginia... North central Mason County in western West Virginia... Northwestern Tyler County in northern West Virginia... Northwestern Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia... North central Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia... Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* Until 1030 PM EDT

* At 730 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Parkersburg, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, St. Marys, Pomeroy, Oak Hill, Albany, Coolville, Rutland, Forked Run State Park, Vienna, Williamstown, Mason, Belmont, Mineralwells, Washington, Tuppers Plains and Lubeck. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATHENS ... GALLIA ... JACKSON ... MEIGS ... VINTON ... WASHINGTON

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely. You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

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Address/Location
City of Athens, Ohio
8 E Washington St
Athens, OH 45701

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-594-2900

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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