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 4:48PM EDT until May 21 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Shelby County in west central Ohio... Champaign County in west central Ohio... Logan County in west central Ohio... East central Auglaize County in west central Ohio... Southwestern Hardin County in west central Ohio... Northeastern Miami County in west central Ohio... * Until 530 PM EDT. * At 448 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Sidney, moving northeast at 25 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... Sidney, Bellefontaine, Urbana, Kenton, St. Paris, West Liberty, Mechanicsburg, Anna, North Lewisburg, Jackson Center, Russells Point, De Graff, Botkins, Lakeview, Belle Center, West Mansfield, Chippewa Park, Northwood, Roundhead and Quincy. This includes I-75 in Ohio between mile markers 87 and 103. 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°
Saturday, April 17th, 2021
Prom and graduation back with modifications
From staff reports
School districts in Mercer and Auglaize counties have made plans for prom and graduation with some modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most districts are utilizing social distancing and limited capacity to comply with state guidelines from the Ohio Department of Health. [More]
Obituaries on April 17th, 2021
Ruth A. Dailey of Greenville, Ohio, aged 78 years old, passed away on April 5, 2021 after a lengthy illness. [More]
Cletus Robert Dirksen, 82 of New Weston, Ohio, passed away on Friday April 16, 2021 at 3:19 AM at Versailles Rehab and Healthcare. [More]
Alta Mae McDonald, age 91 of Piqua, passed away at 4:35 PM on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Pamela Christine Osburn, age 50, of Celina, and former resident of Dayton, pass [More]
Local pictures on April 17th, 2021
Subscriber stories on April 17th, 2021
The night before the anniversary of the Virginia Tech mass shooting in 2007, the latest in a recent string of mass shootings unfolded at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and old arguments about gun laws and workplace violence have reignited.
CELINA -Wellman Brothers Inc. of Coldwater ran into some additional issues while bringing up to code a historical building in downtown Celina, resulting in a $77,442 change order.
CELINA - From the first pitch, it was clear that the Celina softball team was ready to attack at the plate.
Senior Sydney Lehman launched a double
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Karsyn McGlothen pitched her second no-hitter in a row as the St. Marys pitcher struck out nine in leading St. Marys past Ottawa-Glandorf 12-1 in five innings on Friday in Western Buckeye League softball action in Putnam County.