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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Where you live

Brett DeLoach carries his kayak over a bridge spanning the Augusta Canal.
By Michael Holahan

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Warm October stays hot

Flip-flops and shorts have become common dress this fall as the area experiences one of its hottest Octobers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Frost advisory for parts of Georgia

ATLANTA - Forecasters have issued a frost advisory for part of north Georgia.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

5 tornadoes touch down Tuesday in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Authorities say five tornadoes touched down in metro Atlanta as a powerful thunderstorm passed over areas near the airport to the northern suburbs.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Severe storms blamed for 2 deaths

ATLANTA - A severe storm system roughed up much of the South for a second day, knocking out power to tens of thousands as it snarled morning commutes.
By Jeff Martin

Severe weather updates

Here are updates as a sweeping weather system is expected to bring severe weather to the region throughout today. Get the latest weather information here

Tornado watch for region

ATLANTA - Residents across Georgia were under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms pounded parts of the state, knocking out power to more than 31,500 customers statewide before dawn today.

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Thunderstorms ahead for Augusta

The National Weather Service predicts that most of the storm will have passed through the area by daybreak Wednesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Mixed forecasts made for winter

The National Cli­mate Prediction Center predicts warmer-than-normal temperatures this winter in Georgia, but a UGA climatologist and the Old Farmer's Almanac are calling for a chilly season.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Lee Shearer

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Area counties already preparing for winter

Augusta-area emergency management officials said they have spent the summer purchasing additional snowplows and restocking road salt to stay ahead of nationwide shortages from February's crippling ...
By Wesley Brown

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Cooler temperatures are right on schedule

Cooler days are here just in time for the official first day of autumn on Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Small earthquake reported in Evans

The 2.2-magnitude earthquake was reported about 10 miles northwest of Evans about 3:30 a.m.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Space storms to hit today, early Saturday

A couple of eruptions on the sun earlier this week sent geomagnetic storms racing toward Earth that are expected to hit one after the other with the biggest impact today.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Storm problems across Georgia

Thunderstorms spawned intense lightning and powerful winds across Georgia, sparking house fires in suburban Atlanta and toppling trees and power lines in several counties.

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Heavy rains, dry skies take toll

Heavy rainfall hasn't been as big a problem this year, and that has created its own set of issues for farmers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Storms cause problems near Macon, Athens

WINDER, Ga. - Powerful lightning and high winds from storms over Barrow County kept firefighters and emergency crews busy all night. Lighting also sparked house fires in Macon.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Macon brush fire will burn until it rains

MACON, Ga. - Authorities say a brush fire burning in the Macon area is expected to smolder until the next significant rainfall.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Firefighters, police take precautions during heat wave

Taking breaks and staying hydrated have been stressed for firefighters and police, who frequently work in the heat for lengthy periods.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Triple-digit temperatures loom this week

Temperatures have failed to reach 100 so far this summer, but that might not hold true over the next few days and weeks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Flood watch issued for most of region

A flood watch has been issued for most of east central Georgia and western South Carolina Sunday evening by the National Weather Service in Columbia.
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2014 City salaries rose slightly

The salaries of Augusta-Richmond County employees remained relatively flat over the past year, but some people got big raises. Average full-time pay increased by 1.4 percent to $38,949.19.
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