Afternoon weather may spring a surprise

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Augusta will be at a slight risk for severe weather, but Atlanta risk is higher.
Storms are expected to reach the metro Atlanta area later this morning and spread into central Georgia by the afternoon, according to Pam Tucker, Columbia County's director of emergency services.
The thunderstorms have the potential for large hail and frequent lightening. The Storm Prediction Center has issued a slight risk for severe thunderstorms.
The Augusta-area, however, is looking at only about a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms that are expected to develop this afternoon.
"Right now the chance is very slim (for severe weather)," said David Schuetrum, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Columbia.
Meteorologists are currently re-evaluating models for Augusta to determine the possibility for stronger storms.

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storiesihaveread 04/20/11 - 10:40 am
I am willing to bet they are

I am willing to bet they are wrong this time also. Saturday the gates of you know what were suppose to open. Nothing happened not one drop of rain or clap of thunder.

Dixieman 04/20/11 - 10:42 am
No one can accurately predict

No one can accurately predict the weather 6 hours from now, but liberals are absolutely certain that they need to take over the entire economy to prevent climate change.

Cadence 04/20/11 - 11:02 am
They do the best that they

They do the best that they can. They're just trying to keep us safe. Just keep your eyes on the skies as they say.

pommom38 04/20/11 - 03:32 pm
I guage weather by looking

I guage weather by looking out the window. If they don't say at least 90% chance, I don't cancel plans. They are wrong more times than not, regardless if they can't (as you say) tell us what weather will do hours from now.
Why do we need them then???

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