Special Weather Statement issued August 18 at 5:17AM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN AUGLAIZE AND NORTHEASTERN MERCER COUNTIES UNTIL 545 AM EDT... At 517 AM EDT, radar indicated a strong thunderstorm near Rockford, moving east at 25 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE... Winds to 35 mph... Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning... Very heavy rain... Locations impacted include... Fort Shawnee, Cridersville, Rockford, Mendon, Buckland, Neptune, Kossuth, State Route 116 at State Route 197 and Tama. This includes I-75 in Ohio between mile markers 117 and 118. 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 small streams. Residents in these areas should remain alert. If this storm becomes stronger, then a warning may be needed. 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.
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Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members spent most of Monday night's meeting saluting a slew of organizations and volunteers who raced to the residents' aid in the aftermath of Memorial Day's E3 tornado that ripped through northwestern Celina.
However, much work lies ahead as city crews are still busy cleaning up city property and tending to the electrical system, city safety service director Tom Hitchcock pointed out. [More]
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - City council members unanimously passed an ordinance Monday authorizing the city to pursue an eminent domain claim on a downtown building.
City officials for months have been eyeing the Palm building, 101-103 W. Spring St., as a new municipal office. A resolution declaring the city's intent to appropriate the building was first introduced in February. [More]
Wiss, Harlamert share Dream Team Coach of the Year; Wenning named Player of the Year
By Colin Foster
Minster's Mike Wiss and Coldwater's Brian Harlamert have been friends, teammates, groomsmen at each other's weddings, competed on opposite sides as coaches and won state championships with their respective schools.
They can add Daily Standard Dream Team co-Coaches of the Year to that list now, too. [More]
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