WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST SUNDAY
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...Hardin, Mercer and Auglaize Counties. * WHEN...From 4 AM Saturday to 4 AM EST Sunday
28° 28° chance Sat 29° Sat 29° Sun 13° Sun 13°
Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Dennis Howick of Celina checks the rain gauge near his home following a recent snowfall in the Grand Lake area. Howick took over the job as volunteer climate observer for the National Weather Service after his father, Harold Howick, retired in 2000.

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