Friday, July 24, 2015

Hospitals see more heat-related illnesses

The high was more than 100 degrees for four consecutive days this week, from Sunday to Wednesday, with a heat index much higher.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Augusta hits 104 degrees, falls short of record

Augusta hit its highest temperature in three years Tuesday, but 104 degrees wasn't enough even to tie the record.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Less rain, more heat coming up

The latest models indicate temperatures this weekend will hover around 100, but are not expected to hit triple digits.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Where You Live: After the storm

High winds and rain slashed across the Augusta area prompting several alerts from the National Weather Service. 
By Jim Blaylock

Storm causes power outages

High winds and rain stormed across the Augusta area Thursday, and the National Weather Service said more could be on the way this weekend.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Storm watch for several counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. for several area counties.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Air-conditioning service calls rise as temperatures climb

During the summer, Kenny Gilreath works nonstop, sometimes taking as many as 14 calls a day and staying out until midnight to fix residential and commercial units.
By Wesley Brown

Monday, June 22, 2015

Augusta's 100-degree weather could linger for several more days

Get ready to get even warmer with several back-to-back days of scorching, triple digit heat and possibly the beginning of one of the hottest summers Augusta has seen in a few years.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Heat warning across Georgia

ATLANTA - Parts of Georgia will be under a heat advisory as temperatures climb into the upper 90s in large parts of the state, with heat index values soaring to around 105 degrees.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Augusta heat matches record high

Augusta matched a high temperature record Tuesday that was set 95 years ago.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, June 15, 2015

Augusta sees hottest week of year so far

Forecasts called for high temperatures of 102 on Tuesday and 101 on Wednesday before dipping only slightly to 99 degrees on Thursday and 96 on Friday.
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wet week will continue

A storm that passed through Tuesday did little to help the rainfall deficit, but more chances for rain continue the remainder of the week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Rainfall damages Thurmond visitor center

Heavy overnight rainfall caused a partial roof collapse at Thurmond Lake Visitor Center, which will be closed several days to repair damage.
By Meg Mirshak

Overnight rain soaks Columbia County

Overnight rainfall added to a particularly soggy 24 hours in Columbia County.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Will hurricane luck run out?

OCEAN CITY, Maryland - For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet - maybe too quiet.
By Seth Borenstein

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Severe storms likely today

The National Weather Service says a weak front moving into Georgia today will combine with afternoon heat, creating thunderstorms and heavy rain. Officials say storms are most likely between 1 and ...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Georgia storms possible today

ATLANTA - Forecasters say strong storms -- including some that could become severe -- will be possible as heavy rain moves into Georgia.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Opinions mixed on mosquito season

Some predicted this spring's bug problem might be less severe or late coming due to a particularly cold winter, but local experts said it doesn't really have anything to do with chilly weather.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Ana becomes tropical storm as it nears the Carolinas

MIAMI - Beachgoers were warned away, emergency officials kept a watchful eye and at least one graduation ceremony was forced indoors as Tropical Storm Ana plodded toward the Carolinas on Saturday.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Severe weather may hit today

Expected morning rainfall could turn severe this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
By Doug Stutsman
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