Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 4:07AM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette IN, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union IN, and Wayne. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio, Adams, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette OH, Franklin OH, Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble, Ross, Scioto, Shelby, Union OH, and Warren. * Through Thursday evening * Scattered showers and thunderstorms will become more numerous this afternoon and especially into the evening and overnight. Given extremely saturated soils and rivers and streams already running high, the potential for flash flooding is particularly high. Any storm could bring rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour, and rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are possible over the next couple of days.
Today 79° Today 79° likely 65° 65° Tomorrow 72° Tomorrow 72° 59° 59° chance
Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Chester Flowers
Chester Lee "Chet" Flowers, age 60, formerly of Celina, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018, at his home in Eaton.
He was born June 25, 1958, in Van Wert, to the late John Jr. & Florence W. (Pegan) Flowers.
Surviving are his Daughter, Nicole Leaker of Eaton; the Mother of his Children, Vickie Salmons of Shawnee; two Grandchildren: Aldin Lee Leaker and Spencer Kelly Leaker; Brother & Sisters: Carolyn Younker of Celina, Harold "Wayne" (Sheila) Flowers of Lynchburg, OH, Beverly (Joe) West of New Weston, and Barbara (John) Frey of Colorado Springs, CO; Brother-in-law, Robert L. Hone of Celina; and a number of Nieces & Nephews.
Preceding him in death were a Daughter, Brandy Lee Flowers (2009) Brother, Allen Eugene Flowers (2005) Sister, Kathleen Joann "Kathy" Hone (2013) Nephews: Bobby Flowers (1978) and Jacob Matthew Turner (1991) and Sister-in-law, Connie Flowers-Seals (2017).
Chet was a 1976 Celina High School graduate, and served with the U.S. Army. He worked in construction for Schwieterman's and Tom's Construction, and had also been employed at Mersman Furniture.
A "jack of all trades," Chet enjoyed junking and collecting, traveling weekly and monthly to buy and sell at area flea markets. Favorite pastimes were fishing, and hunting for arrowheads.
Calling Hours are at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, Saturday, October 13, from 2-4:00 P.M., with a Memorial Service to begin at 4:00. Pastor Tony Richmond will officiate.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.
Condolences can be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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