It is not a good day to be out on Lake Erie.
A Lakeshore Flood Warning is in effect for Erie, Ottawa and Lucas counties until 10am tomorrow. Northeast gales up to 35 knots will cause waves of 8 to 10 feet, which will contribute to lakeshore flooding and beach erosion.
You may have to dodge some raindrops, if you’re going Sunday’s Woolly Bear Festival in downtown Vermilion.
Ohio’s largest one-day festival begins at 9am, and runs until 6.
Our own Mike Adelman will be laid to rest tomorrow.
A funeral service for Mike will begin at 10:30am, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monroeville. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, also in Monroeville. Mike passed away Wednesday. He was 65. He’s survived by his wife Melodie, five children and 14 grandchildren.
When it comes to deer-car crashes, Lorain and Richland counties have been identified as “hotspots.”
According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, Lorain County ranked second in the state last year, with 510 deer-car crashes. Richland County was third in Ohio, with 503 deer-car crashes.
A Willard man was flown to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center early yesterday morning, after rolling his car on Ridge Road in Bronson Township.
According to reports, 35-year-old Matthew Stevens failed to negotiate a curve, went off the road into a nearby cornfield, and flipped over several times. Stevens was able to free himself, and despite serious injuries, made it to a nearby home to ask for help. The highway patrol believes alcohol was a factor in the crash, and charges are pending.
If you’re voting in Huron County this fall, you’ll notice something different—New optical scan voting machines.
Sharon Locke, Director of the Huron County Board of Elections said a change was necessary, because the county’s touch-screen voting machines were aging, and were becoming prone to failure. An open house will be held between 10-12 and 5 and 7 next Wednesday, to help introduce Huron County voters to the new optical scan machines.