...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 105 due to temperatures in the mid
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.
* TIMING...Through this evening. Very little relief is expected
tonight with low temperatures only falling into the middle and
* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related
illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a
significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any
strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on
the human body can be significant when consecutive days of
excessive heat occur.
Residents should not be concerned with machine gun fire at Windy Point
By Nancy Allen
Resident's shouldn't be concerned when they hear machine gun fire on Grand Lake on Oct. 3 and 4.
It will be members of a U.S. Navy Reserve unit from Columbus conducting training at Windy Point, said Brian Miller, assistant manager of Grand Lake St. Marys State Park. Ohio Division of Watercraft boats and personnel also will participate in the exercise. [More]