...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN SHELBY...NORTHERN
LOGAN...NORTHEASTERN AUGLAIZE AND HARDIN COUNTIES UNTIL 630 AM EDT...
At 551 AM EDT, radar indicated a strong thunderstorm near Lakeview,
moving northeast at 30 mph.
STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE...
Winds to 40 mph...
Pea size hail...
Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning...
Very heavy rain...
Locations impacted include...
Kenton, Ada, Jackson Center, Forest, Russells Point, Lakeview,
Dunkirk, Alger, Waynesfield, Belle Center, Chippewa Park, Northwood,
Blanchard, Roundhead, Mount Victory, Mcguffey, Ridgeway, Patterson,
Dola and Huntersville.
Do not stay in the open or seek shelter under trees when lightning
threatens. Move indoors when a thunderstorm approaches.
Water will pond on roads and may quickly fill roadside ditches and
To report hazardous weather conditions, go to our website at
weather.gov/iln and submit your report via social media, when you can
do so safely.
Illness 'widespread' in 46 states, health official says
By Ed Gebert
WAPAKONETA - Flu season is hitting the area and the nation hard this year.
Nationally the flu is at its most serious classification, "widespread," in 46 states, Auglaize County Health Department Director of Nursing Brenda Eiting said at Thursday's regular meeting. Many areas report three to four times as many cases as they did last year. [More]
ST. HENRY - Minster was ranked the top team in the first Associated Press Division IV state poll.
Wendi Moorman and St. Henry won't argue with the pollsters after Thursday.
Courtney Prenger led a quartet of Minster players in double figures with a game-high 20 points, and the Wildcats' pressure defense forced the Redskins into 34 turnovers in a 65-25 victory at Redskin Gymnasium. [More]