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City of Athens, Ohio
Monday November 6th, 2017 :: 04:18 a.m. EST
Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 10:15AM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Northern Meigs County in southeastern Ohio... Northern Jackson County in southeastern Ohio... Southwestern Athens County in southeastern Ohio... Vinton County in southeastern Ohio...

* Until 1015 AM EST

* At 415 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 2 to 3.5 inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Wellston, Nelsonville, Mcarthur, Albany, Lake Hope State Park, Tuppers Plains, Hamden, Buchtel, Coalton, Zaleski, Creola, Radcliffe, Darwin, Allensville, Byer, Carpenter and The Plains.

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

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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