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
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Richard Long
Richard J. Long, 77, St. Marys, OH died Thursday October 4, 2018 at his residence.
He was born July 4, 1941 in Greensburg, PA to Wilfred and Elizabeth (Rizzardi) Long.
He was first married to Kendra Martin, who preceded him in death. He was then married to Cheryl An Hott, who also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: daughter Kellee Long of St. Marys, OH; son Kevin (Karen) Long of Bellbrook, OH; 4 grandchildren: Kaisey Ballenger, Jaikob Long, Ethan Long and Emilia Long; sister Norma (Thomas) Mertz of Minster, OH; sister Barbara (Gregory) Dardio of Wapakoneta, OH; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: parents Wilfred and Elizabeth Long; first Wife Kendra Long; second wife Cheryl Ann Long; brother Anthony Long; infant brother Paul Long.
He was a graduate of Mendon-Union High School. He served in the US Army Reserves for six years. He retired from the Midmark Corp. in Versailles, OH. Following his retirement, he then worked at the Sparkle Car Wash in St. Marys, until the time of his death.
He was a member of the Wayne Street United Methodist Church, VFW Post #9289 and Eagles Lodge Aerie #767, all in St. Marys. Richard served several terms on the St. Marys City Council, representing the 4th Ward.
An avid sports fan, he supported the St. Marys Roughriders, Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers. He also enjoyed fishing at Grand Lake St. Marys and going to his sister's house to play cards.
Rites are scheduled to begin 10:30 a.m. Friday October 12, 2018 at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel) in St. Marys, with the Rev. Bev Hurlburt, officiating.
Visitation 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Private family burial will take place at the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen, OH.
Condolences may be expressed to his family via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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