Special Weather Statement issued November 27 at 4:16AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WINDY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TODAY... Southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph with occasional gusts to around 40 mph can be expected later this morning and into this afternoon as a low pressure system moves through the Ohio Valley. Use extra caution when driving today, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
Today 53° Today 53° 37° 37° chance Tomorrow 45° Tomorrow 45° 36° 36°
Tuesday, October 4th, 2022
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American White Pelican

  Although once scarce as hen's teeth, improved water quality at Grand Lake has made them an exciting species to see. They are one of North America's larger birds with wingspans up to nine feet. Some migrate as far away as Mexico.

Photo by Randy Bennett

Related online story:
CELINA - Bird migration, depending upon the species, begins in Mercer County from September and is usually over by November's end. Birds respond to shorter days with diminished light, cooler temperatures, and dwindling crops for a food source. Good parents, they wait until their young mature. [More]
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