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City of Athens, Ohio
Monday July 10th, 2017 :: 06:13 p.m. EDT

Tornado Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northeastern Meigs County in southeastern Ohio... Southeastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio...

* Until 645 PM EDT

* At 610 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Athens, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and ping pong ball size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Coolville and Tuppers Plains around 625 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Chester and Stroud Run State Park. # TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.50IN



TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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City of Athens, Ohio
8 E Washington St
Athens, OH 45701

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

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Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
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