Weather making news today…
A Frost Advisory is in effect this morning; and a Flood Warning remains in effect until this afternoon
Authorities in Erie County are on the lookout for a man wanted in a motor vehicle pursuit on Sunday afternoon.
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office says that 39-year-old James Thompson took them on a chase in his vehicle, which ended at Route 6 and Risden Road in Vermilion Township.
Authorities say Thompson then fled by foot, and was not located.
His photo can be seen on the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
If seen, authorities ask you to not approach him, but to call 9-1-1.
Thompson could be armed.
Looking at area COVID-19 numbers…
Erie County saw 99 new reported cases from April 30th to May 7th, with no new deaths. The death toll sits at 209 in Erie County.
In Huron County, 1 new case was reported from Saturday to Sunday, with no new deaths as well. The death toll remains at 119 since the pandemic began.
The CDC says, about one-third of all Americans are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Numbers here in Ohio…a bit above that.
Work on the Old State Widening Phase 5 Project in Norwalk is slated to begin today.
Old State Road, between Main Street and Gallup Avenue, will be closed to through traffic, with access to Sofios Park to be allowed from the north end only.
The project is expected to be completed by August 1st.
Some light maintenance will begin today in Willard.
Officials say AEP will be downtown to replace light poles.
The work will result in the intersection of Woodland and Myrtle becoming a 4-way stop.
The work could take a few weeks.
Second Harvest Food Bank brings its drive-thru food pantry to Erie County today.
They’ll be at Huron High School from 4 to 6 pm.
This week, the United Way of Lorain County will premiere “A Week at the Bee” on their YouTube channel.
The pre-recorded competitions of teams of adults have them trying to answer middle-school-level questions about history, art, STEM, and spelling.
The United Way’s Ashley Hampson says, proceeds will benefit their six , educational community collaboratives.
-The Indians and Reds were rained out in Cleveland on Sunday. They’ll make it up in August.
-Dallas dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers last night 124-97.
-Martin Truex Jr. won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington.
From the National Weather Service…
*A Flood Warning is in effect until this afternoon.
*A Frost Advisory is in effect this morning.
Patchy fog and patchy frost this morning.
Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunny, with a high near 61.