Flood Warning issued June 20 at 1:54PM EDT until June 20 at 9:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flood Warning for... Shelby County in west central Ohio... Logan County in west central Ohio... Auglaize County in west central Ohio... Southeastern Hardin County in west central Ohio... Northern Union County in central Ohio... Mercer County in west central Ohio... * Until 145 PM EDT Friday. * At 152 PM EDT, local law enforcement reported that several roadways remained closed due to high water. Additional rainfall in thunderstorms is expected later today. Runoff from any storms that occur may worsen any ongoing flooding or create new flooding concerns. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Sidney, Bellefontaine, Celina, Wapakoneta, St. Marys, Coldwater, Fort Shawnee, New Bremen, Minster, St. Henry, Richwood, Newport, Cridersville, Anna, Fort Loramie, Jackson Center, Fort Recovery, Russells Point, De Graff and Botkins.
Flash Flood Watch issued June 20 at 10:47AM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS 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. * Until 8 PM EDT this evening * Additional scattered storm development is expected again today, with total additional rainfall up to 1.5 inches possible. However, high rainfall rates of around an inch per hour may lead to quick flooding and/or flash flooding issues. * With very wet soil conditions across much of the region, any heavy rain will quickly convert to runoff, either aggravating ongoing flooding or helping to re-initiate high water issues. Many low lying areas will be quick to flood should heavy rain occur.
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Sunday, April 14th

Easter egg painting tradition alive in Germany

Easter eggs are on display at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2019. A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long and intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with the help of knifes, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

ELSTERHEIDE, Germany (AP) - A small Slavic minority in eastern Germany is keeping alive a long, intricate tradition of hand-painted Easter eggs that's been passed down by Sorbian families for generations.

At an Easter egg market in Elsterheide near the Saxon town of Hoyerswerda, around two dozen egg painters showed off their trade on Sunday.

Werner Zaroba said he learned the craft from his grandparents, remembering how as a child on Good Friday, "we would paint the eggs to give them to our godparents as an Easter present."

Decades later, the elderly man sticks to the tradition. He dips the eggs into a color bath, then using fine knives he scratches delicate patterns on the surface of the eggshell.

Zaroba says it takes him up to seven hours to decorate one egg alone.

A woman decorates an Easter egg with wax at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2019. A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long and intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with the help of knifes, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Children dressed in traditional Sorb clothes perform at an Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2019. A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long and intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with the help of knifes, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Easter eggs are on display at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2019. A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long and intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with the help of knifes, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Werner Zaroba presents an Easter egg to the photographer at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2019. A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long and intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with the help of knifes, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

A girl pauses as she decorates Easter eggs at a traditional Easter Market of Germany's Sorb minority in the village Neuwiese, near the city of Hoyerswerda in east Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2019. A tiny Slavic minority in Germany is keeping alive a long and intricate tradition of hand-painting Easter eggs with the help of knifes, feathers and wax. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)