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Sunday June 14th

🚧 🚧 🚧On Monday, June 15, the ramp from Wales Rd to SB I-75 will close through September.
Two weeks later, the ramp from SB I-75 to Wales Rd will also close through September.
Recommended detour is to go to the next exit and turn around.
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Thursday June 11th

He was last seen at Knights Inn on Buck Road.
There is a statewide warrant for his arrest.
Please read the news release from WCSO below, and call Police if you know his whereabouts.
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Wednesday June 10th


Have a plan what to do should severe weather occur
Limit travel this afternoon and evening.
Secure all loose outdoor items
Monitor local media and download weather apps
Make sure your location services in on
Register for Wood County’s CodeRED Mass Notification System
Keep cell phones charged and flashlights ready
Prepare for power outages and utility disruptions
Prepare for downed trees and blocked roadways
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Wednesday June 10th


The National Weather Service has reported that there is a MODERATE risk of severe beginning on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 10, through the early morning of June 11. Damaging winds with thunderstorms have the potential to be particularly strong (gusts of 75mph or greater) in areas north of I-70 and west of I-71.

Potential Threats:
· Damaging Wind: Damage to trees, power lines, and structures.
o Area wide, greatest threat NW OH
· Tornado: Damage to trees, power lines, and structures
o Area wide, especially western and northern Ohio
· Hail: Damage to roof vehicles, and crops


· Damaging winds: 2PM-Midnight
· Tornado: 3PM-10PM
· Hail: 2PM- Midnight
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Tuesday June 9th

From NWS Cleveland What to expect:

The outer fringes of the remnant low pressure system of Cristobal will skirt across western Ohio as a warm front. This will bring a potential for a few strong to isolated severe thunderstorms this evening. The main threat will be damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

For Wednesday, strong non-thunderstorm winds are expected. Winds will generally be from the south with gusts up to 35 mph during the afternoon hours, mainly over north central and western Ohio.

A cold front will move across the region late Wednesday afternoon into the overnight hours. Conditions look favorable for strong to severe thunderstorms along and ahead of the cold front. All modes of severe weather are possible, but at this time, the primary threat appears to be damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. A couple of tornadoes and isolated large hail are also possible with this system. Any thunderstorms that move over the region will be fairly efficient with rainfall. Areas that receive rain tonight could have some flooding issues with the heavier rain on Wednesday.

It does appear NW Ohio will see some type severe weather over the next two days. As always, now is the time to prepare for severe weather not when it is occurring. Please make sure you are monitoring weather conditions and have a plan should severe weather occur. The EMA will continue to monitor weather conditions and will provide updates as appropriate.
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Monday June 8th

🚧Expect delays and watch for crews as sewer work and various other utility relocation projects take place on Dixie Hwy & Lime City in Rossford. For projects in your area check out our interactive map ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday June 5th

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Tuesday June 2nd

Wood County is under a “Marginal” chance for severe weather Wednesday June 3. This event is expected to occur over several time periods: 6am-10am and 2pm-10pm. The potential hazards for this event are damaging winds up to 60 mph, hail, heavy rain and isolated tornados are possible.

Currently, Wood County on the northern edge between “Marginal” and “Slight” which are potentially more intense storms. There are other models having all of Wood County at the elevated “Slight” risk as well. Any shift north in this storm front will increase the potential for severe weather.

You should plan on severe weather for tomorrow morning and afternoon rush hour. We suggest you monitor current conditions adjusting travel plans accordingly as well as having a plan should severe weather arise.

We encourage you to make sure you have registered for Wood County’s mass notification system CodeRED and/or other weather notification phone apps should a warning be issued.
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Monday June 1st

The Rossford Police Department would like to congratulate the RHS Class of 2020. All of you can be proud of your accomplishments during a time of uncertainty and inconvenience. Good luck in all of your future endeavors! ... See MoreSee Less

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