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Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Triple-digit temperatures loom this week

Temperatures have failed to reach 100 so far this summer, but that might not hold true over the next few days and weeks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Flood watch issued for most of region

A flood watch has been issued for most of east central Georgia and western South Carolina Sunday evening by the National Weather Service in Columbia.

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Higher temperatures might be on the way

The Augusta area has yet to hit 100 degrees this summer, and the closest chance is this week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Farmers still feeling the chill

Fields and trees throughout the area were devastated by the winter storm, and in turn, the profits at Augusta State Farmers Market have dwindled in 2014.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Critics pushing back against climate rule

ATLANTA - In the Republican Southeast, critics are pushing back against President Obama's plan to cut pollution from power plants.
By Ray Henry

Monday, July 28, 2014

SC issued heat advisories

COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of eastern South Carolina.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Augusta summer 3rd driest

For the past 30 days, the Augusta area has seen less than half an inch, making it the third-driest for the period since 1871, but rainfull is expected later this week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

Major insurance companies say they have processed most of the damage claims resulting from February's ice storm.
By Wesley Brown

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Heat waves will kill more in future, experts say

The advocacy group Natural Resources Defense Council experts cited different summertime annoyances that will worsen as global temperatures continue to rise.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, June 20, 2014

Wetter than normal start to summer forecast

After a sweltering end to spring with temperatures climbing towards the triple digits, forecasters say the Augusta area is in store for a "wetter than normal" start to summer.
By Wesley Brown

Monday, June 16, 2014

Augusta cooling centers open to fan incoming heat spell

More than 15 air-conditioned cooling centers opened across the Augusta area Monday as emergency officials and residents began to prepare for temperatures making their annual climb toward the ...
By Wesley Brown Staff Writer

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Canopy collapses at Circle K

At about 12:30 a.m., the gas pump canopy at the Circle K on Washington Road collapsed onto multiple vehicles.
By Doug Stutsman

Thunderstorm damage reported

Midweek storms caused damage and power outages that still linger in the area.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Doug Stutsman

Monday, June 9, 2014

Orangeburg residents say state missed storm debris

Residents of an Orangeburg neighborhood says state never cleaned up storm debris.

Weekend tornado near LaGrange confirmed

Weather service confirms weekend storm near LaGrange produced low-level tornado.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Expect thunderstorms, rain during next few days

Keep your umbrellas handy for at least the next week because a weather system is predicted to bring daily chances of rain.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Barrow announces $1.9 million FEMA grant to Planters EMC for ice storm damage

Few power companies in the region were left with a more daunting test after the winter ice storm than Planters Electric Membership Corp.
By Wesley Brown

Monday, June 2, 2014

Georgians urged to prepare for severe weather, despite forecasts of dry June

Hurricane season began Sunday, but the majority of Georgia residents - 64 percent - do not make advanced preparations, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse survey.
By Wesley Brown

Monday, May 26, 2014

Summer weather should return to normal this year

Bill Murphey, state climatologist, said there is a slight probability of above normal temperatures for the bottom two-thirds of the state, including Augusta.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, May 23, 2014

Severe thunderstorm watch

Strong thunderstorms are possible in the Augusta metro area today. Plus hail, plus the chance of tornadoes.
By Meg Mirshak

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