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September 10th, 2014
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WHITLEY COUNTY (Sept. 10, 2014) Even thought the rain has slowed down, severe weather could still make its way through the area.
Some areas could receive up to 3â€³ of rain through midnight. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for today because of the heavy rainfall.
After the rain will come much cooler air as temperatures will get pushed into the 60s. October temperatures will be here through the weekend and moderate very slowly early next week.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The City of Columbia City welcomed two new police officers to its force Monday night at the Common Council meeting. Officers Rae Carpenter and Scott Valentic were sworn in by Columbia City Clerk-Treasurer Rosie Coyle in front of the council.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Firemen in full gear carried hoses through Renaissance Village Nursing Home Saturday â€” not for a true fire, but a hands-on fire drill. Jefferson Townshipâ€™s Fire Department partnered with Renaissance Village Nursing Home Saturday for a special, hands-on training with staff and residents of the facility.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The City of Columbia City held its first public hearing of the 2015 budget Monday night, with a total of $5,374,051. The proposed 2015 budget is $400,000 higher than in 2014, but officials said the budget is expected to be cut by December. The budget is set for adoption Oct. 14. The budget was published in The Post & Mail as a legal advertisment Aug. 22 and 29.
(Sept. 10, 2014) There is a flash flood watch in effect this afternoon into this evening.
From the National Weather Service:
A WARM FRONT LIFTING INTO THE REGION TODAY WILL DRAW ABUNDANT LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE NORTHWARD. THIS INCREASED MOISTURE WILL COMBINE
WITH A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES AND COLD FRONTAL
BOUNDARY TO PRODUCE THE POTENTIAL OF SOME LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.
* FLASH FLOODING MAY CAUSE ROADS TO BE CLOSED AND IMPASSABLE.
RISES ON AREA RIVERS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
FORT WAYNE (Sept. 9, 2014) -- Indiana Tech advised students and faculty to stay indoors due to a "police emergency" in the area around 9:30 a.m. this morning.
The all-clear signal was given around 10:10 a.m.
According to area media, a spokesperson with the Fort Wayne Police Department said that a "high profile" search warrant was being served in the area the area but did not give details on the location or the investigation.
A variety of vendors offered handmade crafts, artwork, along with jewelry and other items at the festival. This is the 13th year for the event, which also featured entertainment, a chalk walk, student art show and silent auction.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Since 1991, Flow-Tech Plumbing and Heating, Inc., with its main office located at 208 E. Chicago St. in Columbia City, has made comfort its goal. At the helm of the business are Dave Gareiss and Jim Farber, both 48. Before Flow-Tech took shape, Gareiss began working for a local builder where he installed heating and cooling systems as well as plumbing.