Special Weather Statement issued July 18 at 5:06AM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE... Patchy dense fog with localized visibility reductions to 1/4 mile will be possible this morning. This will be especially true in river valleys and other low lying areas. If traveling at highway speeds, be prepared for sudden changes in visibility as you commute to your destination. Visibility should improve quickly after 8 AM.
Excessive Heat Warning issued July 18 at 3:42AM EDT until July 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM EDT Saturday. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 100 today, and near or above 105 Friday and Saturday due to temperatures in the mid 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s. * TIMING...This afternoon through Saturday evening. Very little relief is expected during the night with low temperatures only falling into the middle and upper 70s. * 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.
70° 70° isolated patchy Thu 92° Thu 92° patchy 77° 77° Fri 95° Fri 95°
Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Company says product could be used to make potting soil from muck
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Core samples of Grand Lake's muck preliminarily show a lot of peat at the lake's bottom, but not much sand.
The state last week sent 60 core samples for analysis to determine if there is a market for the nutrient-rich mud. Dredging the muck is one of several measures under way to help improve the lake's water quality. [More]
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - A late afternoon rain shower left Eldora Speedway fast and demanding for Sunday night's Baltes Classic.
Veterans Brian Ruhlman (American Late Model Series), Matt Westfall (UMP Modifieds) and Mike Dirksen (Eldora Stock Cars) used their experience at the Big E to capture wins in front of a big crowd on St. Henry Good Neighbors Night at the speedway. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Saturday was the day when all National Football League teams had to trim their rosters down to the league-maximum 53 as the season begins later this week.
Unfortunately, Ross Homan was unable to survive the cuts as the Coldwater and Ohio State grad was waived by the Minnesota Vikings. [More]
Obituaries on September 6th, 2011
Rian D. "Woody" Woodward Sr., 33, Fairborn, died Sept 2, 2011.
He was born Ju [More]
Iris Burwell, 102, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 4, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
JoAnn Irene Davis, 75, Russia, died at 5:55 a.m. Sept. 3, 2011, at Covington Care Center. [More]
Dorothy W. Otting 89, Minster, died Sept. 3, 2011, at Briarwood Nursing Center, Coldwater. [More]
Martha Jane Hanna, 86, Celina, died at 8:25 p.m. Sept. 4, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Ralph S. Ranly, 90, Fort Recovery, died at 11 a.m. Sept. 3, 2011, at Miami Vall [More]
Virginia L. Westgerdes, 82, Coldwater, died at 7:15 p.m. Sept. 2, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on September 6th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on September 6th, 2011
Lake Campus prepares for switch to semesters
More campers come to state park than last year
Man dies following motorcycle crash
New group offers haunted-historical tour
Pair arrested on heroin charges
Redskins capture championship
MAC caps nonleague schedule at 11-9
Wildcats top Cavs for first in Greenville