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Excessive heat for mid-week

The predicted Heat Index during the Excessive Heat Warning for mid-week.


National Weather Service

The National Weather Service’s wind turbine is shown during the storms. The high winds caused some localized damage with trees downed, roads closed and some power outages. Thank you to our News Journal readers who shared their storm photos on our Facebook page.


National Weather Service

Winds reached 55 miles per hour in Wilmington (and possibly higher elsewhere in Clinton County) with “a lot” of lightning during the Monday evening storms, according to the National Weather Service, whose wind turbine is shown during the storms.

The high winds caused some localized damage with trees downed, roads closed and some power outages.

Beat the heat

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect Tuesday through Wednesday for the entire region, with temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s.

The heat index expected to reach as high as about 109°F in Clinton County.

Police scanner traffic on Tuesday indicated that an elderly man was being treated for possible heat stroke at a local golf course, and first responders were called to treat another elderly person who was suffering from the heat.

Remember that cooling centers are throughout the county; call before you go to verify station manning and so they know to expect you:

• 46 E. Sugartree St., Wilmington; 937-382-2244

• 447 E. Fancy St. and 703 N. Broadway St., Blanchester; 937-783-4925

• 179 S. Jackson St., Sabina; 937-584-4132

• 82 Springhill Road, Clarksville; 937-289-3427

• 12572 US 68 South, Midland/Westboro; 937-625-1182

• 5580 SR 380, Chester Twp.; 937- 283-1616

• 676 West St., New Vienna; 937-987-2713

• 7211 N. SR 134, Port William; 937-486-5300.

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Carrie-Jarrells-3.jpgCarrie Jarrells

The predicted Heat Index during the Excessive Heat Warning for mid-week.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Screenshot-415-1-3.jpgThe predicted Heat Index during the Excessive Heat Warning for mid-week. National Weather Service

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Heather-Stevens-3.jpgHeather Stevens

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_madison-zumwalde-3.jpgMadison Zumwalde

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Curt-Bone-3.jpgCurt Bone

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Kathy-Bennett-3.jpgCurt Bone

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Melinda-Waudby-3.jpgMelinda Waudby

The National Weather Service’s wind turbine is shown during the storms. The high winds caused some localized damage with trees downed, roads closed and some power outages. Thank you to our News Journal readers who shared their storm photos on our Facebook page.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_NWS-wind-turbine-3.jpgThe National Weather Service’s wind turbine is shown during the storms. The high winds caused some localized damage with trees downed, roads closed and some power outages. Thank you to our News Journal readers who shared their storm photos on our Facebook page. National Weather Service

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Seth-Reno-3.jpgSeth Reno

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Heather-Marstrom-3.jpgHeather Marstrom

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Kim-Knauff-3.jpgKim Knauff

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Jessica-Wells-3.jpegJessica Wells

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Bethany-Grehl-3.jpgBethany Grehl

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Carissa-Weisenberger-3.jpgCarissa Weisenberger

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Jodi-Marie-3.jpgJodi Marie

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Krista-Moore-3.jpgKrista Moore

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/06/web1_Julie-Taylor-Vance-3.jpgJulie Taylor Vance
Excessive heat for mid-week