Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 21 at 2:47PM EDT until May 21 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 254 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA FAYETTE IN UNION IN WAYNE IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN FRANKLIN IN OHIO RIPLEY SWITZERLAND IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY BOONE BRACKEN CAMPBELL CARROLL GALLATIN GRANT KENTON OWEN PENDLETON IN OHIO THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST OHIO BUTLER CLERMONT HAMILTON WARREN IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO AUGLAIZE DARKE MERCER MIAMI MONTGOMERY PREBLE SHELBY THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALEXANDRIA, AUGUSTA, AURORA, BATESVILLE, BRIGHT, BROOKSVILLE, BROOKVILLE, BURLINGTON, BUTLER, CAMDEN, CARROLLTON, CELINA, CINCINNATI, COLDWATER, CONNERSVILLE, COVINGTON, CRITTENDEN, DAYTON, DILLSBORO, DRY RIDGE, EATON, ERLANGER, FAIRFIELD, FALMOUTH, FLORENCE, GREENDALE, GREENVILLE, HAMILTON, HIDDEN VALLEY, INDEPENDENCE, KETTERING, LAWRENCEBURG, LEBANON, LIBERTY, MASON, MIDDLETOWN, MILAN, MILFORD, NEWPORT, OAKBROOK, OWENTON, OXFORD, PIQUA, RICHMOND, RISING SUN, SIDNEY, SPRINGBORO, ST. MARYS, TIPP CITY, TROY, VERSAILLES, VEVAY, WAPAKONETA, WARSAW, WEST COLLEGE CORNER, AND WILLIAMSTOWN.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 21 at 5:21PM EDT until May 21 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT FOR CHAMPAIGN...LOGAN...EAST CENTRAL AUGLAIZE AND SOUTHWESTERN HARDIN COUNTIES... At 521 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of West Mansfield, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include... Bellefontaine, Urbana, Kenton, St. Paris, West Liberty, Mechanicsburg, North Lewisburg, Russells Point, De Graff, Lakeview, Belle Center, West Mansfield, Chippewa Park, Northwood, Roundhead, Quincy, Mount Victory, Christiansburg, Rushsylvania and Huntsville. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH
Today 85° Today 85° likely 55° 55° Tomorrow 66° Tomorrow 66° chance 46° 46°
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
James Wessel
James Wessel, 89, of St. Marys, OH died at 9:50 p.m. on Friday June 26, 2020 at Elmcroft of Lima, OH.
He was born April 8, 1931 in Auglaize Co., OH to Earl "Heinie" and Alfrieda (Quellhorst) Wessel. On August 27, 1950 in New Knoxville, OH he married Eileen Haberkamp, who died September 6, 2017.
He is survived by: son Richard (Linda) Wessel of St. Marys, OH; daughter Laureen (David) Dickman of Grand Rapids, MI; son Eric Wessel of Lima, OH; son Clyde (Chris) Wessel of New Knoxville, OH; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister Mary Ann Rempe of St. Marys, OH.
Preceded in death by: parents Earl and Alfrieda Wessel; wife Eileen Wessel; granddaughter Katelyn Wessel; great-grandson Maverick Fishbaugh; brother Geary Wessel; brother-in-law James Rempe; sister-in-law Betty Wessel.
He was a retired farmer and 40-year production employee for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in St. Marys. Following retirement, he and Eileen also worked at Disney World in Florida for several years.
He enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and abroad, golfing, flying and volunteering for church-related activities. Jim took a strong interest in the benefits of vocational education, and supported and encouraged the formation of the Tri Star Career Compact for area schools.
Graveside funeral rites are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday July 3, 2020 at the Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville, OH.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West) in St. Marys.
Memorial contributions may be directed to either the Alzheimer's Association or the Gideons International.
Condolences may be expressed and memories shared via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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