Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 4:46PM 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 this afternoon will become more numerous this evening and tonight. With the ground already saturated and rivers and streams running high, the potential for flash flooding will be high. Thunderstorms could produce rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. * Additional showers and thunderstorms are expected on Thursday, and the risk for flash flooding will continue through Thursday evening.
Flash Flood Warning issued June 19 at 4:34PM EDT until June 19 at 8:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northern Shelby County in west central Ohio... Auglaize County in west central Ohio... Mercer County in west central Ohio... * Until 830 PM EDT. * At 431 PM EDT, radar indicated that thunderstorms had produced two to three inches of rain in the warned area. Heavy rain continues to fall over areas that have already received significant rainfall over the past several days. Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flash flooding to occur. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Botkins, Kettlersville, New Bremen, New Knoxville, Bulkhead, Wabash, Montezuma, Chickasaw, Maria Stein, Minster, McCartyville, Tama, Chattanooga, Coldwater, St. Henry, St. Marys, Moulton, Fryburg, Anna and Lake Loramie State Park.
Today 79° Today 79° likely 65° 65° Tomorrow 72° Tomorrow 72° 59° 59° chance
Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
Learning experience
Photo by Laura Walker/The Daily Standard

During last week's Conservation Camp sponsored by the Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance, participants made sediment tubes. Children layered rock, sand, soil and water in the tube to illustrate the earth's makeup. The tube was capped and the children gave it a good shake to mix everything. If the tube was set upright on its cap the layers returned to normal, unlike real life. Nikki Hawk, administrator of Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District said in real life water washes the soil away and eventually the rocks erode. Children went home with a bird feeder, tackle box and other goodies. An Ohio Division of Wildlife Step Outside grant also helped fund the camp.

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