Articles from the Weather section archive

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

Saturday, May 17, 2014

All Augusta roads now open

After flooding left multiple Augusta streets closed Thursday, Richmond County Emergency Management confirmed Thursday evening that all roads have been reopened.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Storms cancel Georgia schools

Heavy overnight rains led a central Georgia school system to call off classes as crews cleaned up downed trees and power lines across the state.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

No SC hurricane landfalls expected

CONWAY, S.C. - Scientists at Coastal Carolina University expect no hurricane to make landfall on the East Coast or in the Gulf of Mexico this year.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Rain, storms on the way

Say goodbye to sunshine for a few days. Rain is coming.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tornado confirmed in Georgia

ATLANTA — Forecasters have confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down in an area of western Georgia.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Storms could bring damage to area

Severe thunderstorms, hail, wind gusts, power loss and possible tornadoes are likely during the next two days as a slow moving storm system moves across the South.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Severe storms head to Georgia

ATLANTA - Northwest Georgia is predicted to see severe thunderstorms, with heavy rain and the potential for hail, damaging winds or tornadoes starting early next week.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

High winds expected across Ga.

ATLANTA - Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are possible across much of north and central Georgia.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Dry so far, but rain coming

A storm system is expected to hit Augusta late Monday and linger in the area through Tuesday. But it won't erase the rainfall deficit of 3.35 inches for year so far, as measured at Augusta ...
By Travis Highfield

Monday, April 7, 2014

Storms, flooding across Georgia

ATLANTA -- Heavy rain has drenched much of Georgia today and the storm prompted the National Weather Service to issue a series of severe weather advisories.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Masters Week expected to start soggy, end sunny

Rain might put a damper on Monday's and Tuesday's practice rounds at Augusta National Golf Club, but the National Weather Service is predicting a sunny and dry final round to the Masters Tournament.
By Travis Highfield

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