Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 3:58AM EDT until June 18 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of East Central Indiana and Ohio, including the following areas, in East Central Indiana, Fayette IN, Union IN, and Wayne. In Ohio, Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Delaware, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Preble, Shelby, and Union OH. * Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon * With the ground already saturated, additional scattered showers and thunderstorms today could result in new instances of flash flooding. Localized rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in the heaviest and most persistent storm activity. This may result in flash flooding with lighter rainfall amounts than would otherwise be expected.
Flood Advisory issued June 18 at 5:13AM EDT until June 18 at 2:51PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the * Flood Advisory for... Northeastern Shelby County in west central Ohio... Northern Logan County in west central Ohio... Northeastern Auglaize County in west central Ohio... Hardin County in west central Ohio... * Until 900 AM EDT. * At 511 AM EDT, minor flooding was reported at several locations in both Hardin and northern Shelby Counties, particularly in the Botkins area in northern Shelby. Additional scattered showers will move through the advisory area over the next several hours, with additional rainfall up to 1 inch possible during this time frame. * Minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses will continue to occur. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches will continue to experience minor flooding. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... Wapakoneta, Kenton, Anna, Jackson Center, Forest, Russells Point, Botkins, Lakeview, Alger, Waynesfield, Belle Center, Chippewa Park, Blanchard, Roundhead, Mount Victory, Mcguffey, Ridgeway, Uniopolis, Kettlersville and Patterson.
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Monday, June 21st, 2010
By Margie Wuebker
Deb Hemmelgarn came face to face with overwhelming tragedy and unbelievable destruction in the Wood County community of Millbury.
Hemmelgarn, executive director of the Mercer County chapter of the American Red Cross, traveled to northwest Ohio last week to give her Wood County counterpart, Chris Diefenthaler, a much-needed break. [More]
By Eric Adams
GRAND LAKE - Flat and fast.
Level terrain and a smooth route were model conditions for bicyclists who traveled from as far as South Carolina to compete in the fifth of the nine-race 2010 Colavita Time Trial Series on Sunday.
The first-of-its-kind event in the Grand Lake area attracted approximately 150 professional and semi-professional riders. [More]
Obituaries on June 21st, 2010
Janet Sawmiller, 75, St. Marys, died June 20, 2010, at her home.
Arrangements [More]
Celina native Mary Margaret Brown, 87, Greenville, died at 3:50 p.m. June 19, 2010, at Heartland of Greenville Hospital. [More]
Inez Loretta Uetrecht, 93, Celina, died June 19, 2010, at The Gardens in Celina [More]
Betty Jean Rodriguez, 72, Celina, died June 17, 2010, at Coldwater Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Vincent LoBianco, 71, Coldwater, died at 6:30 p.m. June 19, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Laura M. Henning, 87, New Knoxville, died at 12:15 a.m. June 18, 2010, at Golden Living Center Valley in St. Marys. [More]
Karen Ann Sweeney, 44, Celina, died at 7:40 a.m. June 19, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Lima. [More]
Local pictures on June 21st, 2010
Subscriber only stories on June 21st, 2010
ODNR chief at boathouse dedication
Celina woman third at Miss Ohio
Rockford home destroyed by fire
Man's failure to stop at light causes three-vehicle accident
Smith and Dirksen find victory lane again
Celina's Siefker handcuffs St. Henry
Mariners split a pair against Copperheads