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City of Athens, Ohio
Monday July 10th, 2017 :: 06:33 p.m. EDT
Alert

Tornado Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northeastern Meigs County in southeastern Ohio... Southwestern Washington County in southeastern Ohio... Southeastern Athens County in southeastern Ohio... North central Jackson County in northwestern West Virginia... Southwestern Wood County in northwestern West Virginia...

* Until 700 PM EDT

* At 629 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Coolville, moving southeast at 40 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... Lubeck and Washington around 635 PM EDT. Mineralwells around 650 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Belleville, Blennerhassett, Reedsville, Davisville, Rockport and Little Hocking. # THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 153 and 174. Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 1 and 7. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.50IN

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATHENS ... MEIGS ... WASHINGTON

Instructions:

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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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:
Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tornado Warning

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