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Strong winds in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley

A developing storm system in the Upper Midwest will move through the Great Lakes into Canada on Monday. Winds will be gusty and strong around this system and extend from the Great Lakes to the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. The strongest winds will be around Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, with gusts up to 60 mph in parts of Michigan, Ohio and Upstate New York where High Wind Warnings are in effect.
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Current Conditions

Athens County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Breezy with highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph...increasing to 50 mph this afternoon.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. Much cooler with lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph...decreasing to 25 mph after midnight.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow in the morning... Then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Northeast winds around 5 mph...becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 30 percent.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Thursday Night Through Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
  • Saturday And Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.