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Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Cold prompts school changes

Cold weather is prompting some local school districts to make changes to their operating hours and procedures.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

No power for 77,000 in Ga.

ATLANTA - Utility companies say more than 163,800 Georgia customers remain without power as crews work to clear downed trees and power lines.

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Cold, rainy week for Augusta

The Augusta area isn’t expected to receive the same winter weather the northern parts of the state are bracing for, but the National Weather Service said you might want to grab an umbrella before ...
By Travis Highfield

Snow, sleet, ice could make travel treacherous

ATLANTA - A State of Emergency has been issued for both Georgia and Mississippi ahead of a wintry mix that has the potential to coat areas of both states with several inches of ice.
By Jeff Martin

Waffle House helps FEMA gauge storms

ATLANTA -- FEMA has been getting some help of its own from an unexpected source - one you see on almost every highway: Waffle House.

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Snowfall possible in Georgia

It looks increasingly possible that winter precipitation might occur across parts of Georgia early next week.

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Cold weekend weather coming

High winds followed by a surge of cold air this weekend are in store for Georgia as multiple cold fronts move across the South.

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Snowstorm could paralyze Northeast

NEW YORK — Tens of millions of people rushed to settle in as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow.
By Meghan Barr

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Winter rains pull South Carolina out of early stages of drought

Assistant State Climatologist Wes Tyler said there were not a lot of rainy days in recent weeks, but that when rain did come, it provided a good soaking.
By Bruce Smith

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Few weather delays for Augusta-area schools

Snow flurries were spotted in both Richmond and Columbia counties Wednesday evening.
By Doug Stutsman

How to file cold-related claims

ATLANTA - Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering Georgians tips on getting financial help if their property is damaged by cold weather that's moving into the region

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Here comes the cold!

Temperatures are expected to dip into the teens Wednesday with a wind chill factor approaching 5 degrees by sunrise Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta in 2014 was dry, cool

The average high temperature was only 1.1 degree below normal and the average low was 1.2 degrees below normal.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Christmas Eve rains to dry up

If Wednesday seemed particularly wet and dreary, you would be right. The day broke the record for the wettest Christmas Eve that Augusta has ever had.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Where you live

A man strolls down Broad Street near the Imperial Theatre during a rainy afternoon. The cold rain will continue through Wednesday, with a sunny day expected Thursday.
By Michael Holahan

Snow on New Year's possible

Some forecast models are showing chances of snow for New Year's, but experts said any snow forecast that far in advance in Georgia is a long shot.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Christmas Eve storm possible

ATLANTA - Forecasters say strong storms, some with the potential for isolated tornadoes, are possible over large parts of Georgia on Christmas Eve.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

November was Augusta's coldest

November 2014 was one for the record books, meteorologists said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

SC nears drought, but wet winter may follow

COLUMBIA - South Carolina doesn't have any serious problems with drought yet, but experts warn rain will be needed this winter or the situation could get much more serious this spring.
By Jeffrey Collins

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Storm brings heavy rain, property damage

The National Weather Service in Columbia says the threat of severe weather has left the Augusta area, but not before leaving behind some property damage Sunday.
By Travis Highfield
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