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Athens County Emergency Management Agency
Saturday July 22nd, 2017 :: 04:41 p.m. EDT


Weather Warning

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The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Athens County until 5:15 PM.


At 424 PM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Shawnee, moving east at 35 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 Nelsonville, Glouster, Buchtel, Jacksonville, Murray City, Trimble, Amesville and Burr Oak State Park.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.


Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


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.

Athens County Emergency Management Agency
13 W Washington St
Athens, OH 45701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-594-2261

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