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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.

SAT canceled for Evans, North Augusta high schools

Administration of the SAT scheduled Saturday at both North Augusta High School and Evans High School has been canceled. 

State offices close at noon

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered state offices to close at noon today to allow state workers to get off the roads as a winter storm began spreading a wintry mix of precipitation ...

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

American Airlines cancels all Friday flights from Augusta Regional

All American Airlines flights scheduled to depart Friday from Augusta Regional Airport have been cancelled.
By Doug Stutsman

Weekend light snow possible

Augustans could see snow this weekend, the National Weather Service predicted.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Doug Stutsman

North Georgia awaits ice, snow

ATLANTA - Forecasters say a large storm system expected to hammer the East Coast with blizzard conditions could also bring freezing rain and wind gusts of up to 40 mph to the north Georgia mountains.

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

North Georgia braces for snow

HIAWASEE, Ga. - People in the north Georgia mountains braced Wednesday for the dangerous prospect of ice-glazed roads and highways as a winter storm approached from the west.

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Snow not expected in area

Though it has been chilly in Augusta recently, temperatures are not expected to be cold enough Wednesday or Thursday to produce any winter precipitation.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Rain, gales to hit Ga., SC coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A storm forming along the Southeast coast is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds from southeast Georgia to the Carolinas.
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