FRIDAY, JULY 10th, 2020

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A passing storm caused some damage in Norwalk last night.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, Whittlesey Road had to be shut down because of a downed pole, due to high winds.

There were also reports of downed power lines and trees along with roof damage to homes.

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Masks no more in public…for now, in Huron County, according to numbers released Thursday afternoon from the state and Governor Mike DeWine.

Huron County is now in the “orange” (Level 2), meaning masks are no longer required in public.

Lorain County has moved into the red (Level 3), meaning masks will be required in public, starting this evening at 6:00 pm.

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Ohio continues to show a surge in Corona Virus numbers.

On Thursday, the state had over 400 more cases than the 21-day average.

Overall, Ohio has now eclipsed the 60,000 mark in total cases; along with nearly 3,000 fatalities.

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Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted yesterday encouraged Ohioans who have fully recovered from COVID-19 for at least two weeks to consider donating plasma.

Husted said the plasma could possibly attack the virus that causes COVID-19; as it shows potential to lessen the severity, or shorten the length of the Corona Virus.
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Two firefighters were treated and released from the hospital after battling a house fire early Thursday in Sandusky.

According to the Sandusky Register, all four people inside the home on Hendry Street made it out alright; but the residence took on severe damage.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a stolen car and multiple illegal car entries in Perkins Township.

Most of the stolen items from the vehicles in the Fairview Lanes area and possible nearby locations have been recovered.

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Today is one of your final days to see the 99-year-old Ely Elementary School.

Demolition is scheduled to begin Monday.

The school opened in 1921…and in the fall…a new school will open behind the current facility.

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Lorain County’s most recent real estate tax and special assessment payments are due today.

The treasurer’s office processed more than 130-thousand bills.

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COVID-19 concerns have prompted the cancellation of Medina County’s “Fall Foliage Tour”.

It was scheduled for October 10th and 11th.

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A change in detours in downtown Elyria…

East-west traffic on Broad Street at West Avenue is flowing once more, but north-south traffic on West at Broad is now blocked.

Crews will be installing new crosswalks over the next several days.

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A few road work updates in Huron County…

Construction is scheduled to wrap up today at the intersection of Fitchville River Road and Prospect Road near New London.

Skinner Road, between Route 61 and Mills Road, near Plymouth, is closed now for emergency bridge repairs, until further notice.

Green Road, between Route 20 and Bates Road, in Wakeman Township, will shut down next Tuesday for one day.

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From the National Weather Service…

 

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the afternoon.

Increasing clouds, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

 

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

 

Sunday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

 

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