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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

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April showers easing area rainfall deficit

At the end of March the Augusta area was looking at a more than 2 inch rainfall deficit for the year, but as of Wednesday that number had dropped to 0.48 inches below normal.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, April 20, 2015

National Weather Service confirms tornadoes in Augusta area

A National Weather Service survey team determined that a tornado touched down Sunday in Aiken, another hit Burke and Richmond counties and a third hit Edgefield County.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Trees, power lines down across area

National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Proud said there were reports of tornadoes touching down in the Augusta area, but nothing was confirmed. A team will visit the area Monday to make a ...
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Severe storm warning for region

The National Weather Service has spotted some rotation in the clouds within a storm system along the Lincoln and Columbia county borders.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Georgia might see severe storms

ATLANTA - Forecasters say there's a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across Georgia, which could bring damaging wind and hail.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Rain possible for Masters Week

Showers are typical during the spring and next week will be no exception with at least a slight chance of rain almost every day.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, March 30, 2015

Light earthquake shakes Blackville, S.C.

A "weak" earthquake shook Blackville, S.C., early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Web site.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wave-like clouds draw plenty of attention

A unusual wave-like cloud pattern got the attention of Augustans early Monday when it rolled through town.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spring means rain, temperature swings

The current three-month outlook calls for equal chance of above and below normal temperatures but slightly above normal rainfall.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, March 13, 2015

Peach farmers happy with cold winter

This week, thousands of acres of peach trees began showing pink blossoms as spring temperatures hit the area.
By Doug Stutsman
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