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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Freeze could damage peach crop

Late Saturday, the most recent forecast called for a low in the Edgefield County area of 32 degrees.
By James Folker

Friday, April 1, 2016

Masters Week forecast: Nice

Clear skies are in the forecast for almost the entire Masters week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday rains keep coming

Most of Augusta weathered Friday's tornado watch, but not the steady rains that prompted some flooding and Aiken County was placed under a severe thunderstorm warning at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Augusta azaleas might have peaked early

If Augusta's famed azaleas miss this year's Masters Tournament, blame the recent warm weather.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Spring sees smog alerts soar

ATLANTA - Residents of Augusta, Savannah and Atlanta should expect to hear more smog alerts as the weather warms up - not because the air is dirtier but because the threshold for alerts dropped, ...
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, March 21, 2016

Spring could start frosty

A frost advisory has been issued for Tuesday morning in the Augusta area.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, March 14, 2016

SC begins earthquake drills

State and local agencies are working this week to make sure South Carolina is ready for the big one.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Our warm weather may not last

Though forecasts call for high 70s to low 80s into next week, weather experts said area residents should still expect temperature swings for the next two months.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Winds disrupt power, traffic in Augusta

Extreme winds continue to sweep across the area, resulting in hazards and power outages.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Wind advisory in effect for Wednesday, Thursday

Wind gusts could reach about 45 mph, particularly Wednesday afternoon, Pam Tucker, the director of Columbia County Emergency Services, said in an e-mail Tuesday. The wind advisory is in effect ...

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Area could be in for bad weather

Pam Tucker, Columbia County's Emergency Services director, said the area is looking at possible scattered to severe storms with damaging wind and isolated tornadoes Tuesday night into Wednesday ...

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Wintry weather expected in area

Meteorologists said there is a chance for winter precipitation Monday in northeast Georgia, but saying it with any certainty this far out can be tricky.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Cold weather headed our way

ATLANTA - Forecasters say they expect some of the coldest temperatures of the winter season across north Georgia when arctic air moves into the region, dropping temperatures to around 15 degrees ...

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Expect winter cold to return

The groundhog predicted an early spring, but don't put away your coat just yet.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Severe weather alert issued

An approaching cold front is bringing thunderstorms to the Augusta area that could turn severe.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Fourth death attributed to South Carolina winter storm

JONESVILLE, S.C. - A fourth death has been attributed to a weekend winter storm that brought snow, ice and hazardous conditions to South Carolina.

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

The Way We Were: 1973 snowstorm

A measurable accumulation of snow is among the most difficult things for Southern weathermen to predict.
By Bill Kirby

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Snow dusts Augusta

Winter Storm Jonas brought light snowfall to Augusta Saturday morning.

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Augusta hit with cold, rain

Butler Sanders tries to keep dry under his umbrella during a cold and rainy day in Augusta on Friday. Michael Holahan/Staff

Weather and local events

Administration of the SAT scheduled Saturday at North Augusta and Evans high schools has been canceled. It is rescheduled for Feb. 20. Testing at Butler High School on Saturday has also been canceled.
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