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City of Athens, Ohio
Saturday June 24th, 2017 :: 01:48 a.m. EDT
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Flash Flood Warning until 06:00AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southern Perry County in southeastern Ohio... Northern Washington County in southeastern Ohio... Northwestern Jackson County in southeastern Ohio... Morgan County in southeastern Ohio... Athens County in southeastern Ohio... Vinton County in southeastern Ohio...

* Until 600 AM EDT

* At 136 AM EDT, gauge reports indicated that heavy rain fell across the warned area. Flash flooding is still occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Athens, Marietta, Nelsonville, New Lexington, Glouster, McConnelsville, Mcarthur, Beverly, Shawnee, Chesterhill, Lake Hope State Park, Crooksville, Chauncey, New Straitsville, Malta, Corning, Buchtel, Lowell, Stockport and Jacksonville. Flood waters are moving down Duck Creek and the Little Muskingum in Washington County. At 1 AM the stage is 11.07 feet at Whipple on Duck Creek. Duck Creek is expected to crest around 12 feet later this morning and then start to fall. Bankfull stage is 11 feet. At 1 AM the stage is 17.77 feet at Bloomfield on the Little Muskingum. The Little Muskingum is expected to crest around 18 feet later this morning and then start to fall. Bankfull stage is 16 feet.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATHENS ... JACKSON ... MORGAN ... PERRY ... 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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