Local and state leaders met with approximately 300 people, mostly farmers, Monday night at the Knights of St. John Hall in Maria Stein to learn what the agriculture community must do to help restore the lake. Chris Gibbs, Executive Director of the Mercer County Farm Service Agency, organized the event. A repeated message throughout the evening was all farmers needed to "removing the cross hairs" from the the agriculture community by using established best practices or face government intervention.
Winter Weather Advisory issued April 20 at 10:35PM EDT until April 21 at 7:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
* WHERE...In Indiana, Wayne County. In Ohio, Darke, Shelby and
* WHEN...through 7 AM EDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Rain will transition to snow this
evening. Snow may be heavy at times overnight and lead to
reduced visibility. The greatest accumulations will be on
grassy or elevated surfaces. Snow will end before daybreak.
Freeze Warning issued April 20 at 9:11PM EDT until April 21 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 AM EDT
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...For the Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as
low as 30 expected. For the Freeze Watch, sub-freezing
temperatures as low as 29 possible.
* WHERE...Portions of East Central and Southeast Indiana,
Northern Kentucky and Central, Southwest and West Central Ohio.
* WHEN...For the Freeze Warning, from 3 AM to 10 AM EDT
Wednesday. For the Freeze Watch, from late Wednesday night
through Thursday morning.
* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor