All across the country, summer's second-last wave of wildflowers – the biennial gaura, Joe Pye weed, monkey flower, tall coneflower, white snakeroot, jumpseed, virgin's bower, field thistle and Japanese knotweed – are blooming in the open fields and along the fence rows.
Organizers of the annual Vectren Dayton Air Show say attendance was down 15 percent amid the weekend's extreme heat and humidity.
A news release says an estimated 65,000 attended the show.
Officials with the air show said Monday that no other major problems were reported, though on Saturday, the show's general manager said that about a dozen people were treated for dehydration or heat exhaustion.
The Dayton Daily News reports lightning on Sunday forced one of show's headline performances to be cut short. The Air Force Thunderbirds ended their high-speed demonstration flights after a few initial fly-overs in F-16 fighters.
Ohio is drying out and powering back up following storms with high winds that also dumped large amounts of rain.
More than 14,000 American Electric Power customers lost service. AEP still had nearly 4,000 out this morning (Monday), out of more than 5,000 utility customers without power statewide.
The Dayton Daily News reports lightning brought an early end to a major air show in Dayton, while the area's winds blew over a large tent at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries.