Thursday
77°
Rain Showers
98%
Thursday Night
65°
Rain Showers
91%
Friday
78°
Thunderstorms Likely
74%
Friday Night
64°
Thunderstorms Likely
70%
Saturday
78°
Chance Thunderstorms
51%
Saturday Night
64°
Mostly Cloudy
24%
Sunday
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
36%
Sunday Night
63°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
17%
Monday
80°
Partly Sunny
6%
Monday Night
60°
Mostly Cloudy
6%
3 Day
Extended
Tuesday, August 5th, 2008
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Sunsets on Mercer County's agricultural landscapes are frequently picturesque even though they sometimes precede a nighttime storm as was the case on Monday.

Related online story:
The 1.05 inch of rain that fell overnight will help area crops, but more rain is needed, says local weather forecaster and farmer Dennis Howick.
"It was enough to help, but more is needed in another week," he said. [More]
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