Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 9:17PM EDT until June 18 at 4:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Southern Mercer County in west central Ohio... * Until 1215 AM EDT. * At 913 PM EDT, radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rain had produced up to 2 inches of rain early this evening. * Minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses will occur. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches will experience minor flooding. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... Celina, Coldwater, St. Henry, Fort Recovery, Wabash, Chickasaw, Burkettsville, Montezuma, Carthagena and Maria Stein.
Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 7:47PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Northern Shelby County in west central Ohio... Logan County in west central Ohio... Southern Auglaize County in west central Ohio... * Until 1045 PM EDT. * At 742 PM EDT, radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rain moving across the advisory area. Radar estimated that up to 1.5 inches had fallen in an hour. Additional rainfall will occur. In addition, spotters report flooding in fields. * Minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses will occur. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches will experience minor flooding. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... Bellefontaine, St. Marys, New Bremen, Minster, Anna, Fort Loramie, Jackson Center, Russells Point, Botkins, Lakeview, New Knoxville, Belle Center, West Mansfield, Chippewa Park, Northwood, Rushsylvania, Huntsville, Ridgeway, Kettlersville and Fryburg.
65° 65° likely Mon 76° Mon 76° chance 64° 64° chance Tue 76° Tue 76° chance likely
Monday, March 31st, 2008
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

Josh Pruitt and Brandi Huber walk their dog, Buffy, on the Franklin Township bike/pedestrian path Saturday along Karafit Road on the south side of Grand Lake. The couple, who live nearby, use the path frequently and said they like that township trustees are trying to preserve and create natural areas for the public to enjoy.

Related online story:
Franklin Township trustees plan to break ground this spring on the next phase of their bicycle path and a new 80-acre nature sanctuary - part of an ongoing plan to create natural areas for the public. [More]
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