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Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Weather reschedules MADD walk

A 5k walk Saturday by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has been rescheduled due to expected inclement weather this weekend.

Georgia braces for wet weekend

ATLANTA - Forecasters are issuing a flash flood watch for a large part of north Georgia and eastern parts of the state -- areas where they say up to 5 inches of rain could fall.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

2 die in heavy rains as flash floods expected

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Drenching rains along an already-saturated East Coast caused major flooding Thursday, drowning a woman whose car filled with water and prompting flood warnings from Charleston ...
By Tom Foreman Jr.

Wet weather canceling events

Fort Gordon's Oktoberfest celebration scheduled for this weekend has been canceled, officials said.

Augusta area expecting wet weekend

The National Weather Service has already issued a flash flood watch for east central Georgia, including the entire Augusta area, from Friday morning to Monday morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Possible tornado hits Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Officials from the National Weather Service planned to confirm today if a tornado hit along the South Carolina coast after an overnight storm damaged 10 homes.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

First day of fall brings relief from hot summer

Temperatures in Augusta from June to August ranked the 14th hottest since 1874, with an average of 81.6 degrees.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

State, local officials urge disaster preparations

According to an annual survey, 80 percent of Georgians report being at least somewhat prepared for a large-scale disaster or emergency, a 27 percent increase since the Ready Georgia campaign ...
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Tropical Storm Erika fades; warnings end

SAVANNAH, Ga. - According to the National Hurricane Center, Erika has degenerated into a trough of low pressure and all coastal watches and warnings have been discontinued.

Storm plan underway, Deal says

ATLANTA - The lessons of "Snowpocalypse" convinced Gov. Nathan Deal that there's no such thing as being prepared too early, he said Friday as Tropical Storm Erika threatened to visit Georgia.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Georgia coast facing storm next week

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Emergency officials on the Georgia coast are urging residents to start preparing for possible trouble from Tropical Storm Erika.

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

'New' New Orleans shows strength but leaves many behind

NEW ORLEANS - Tal­king about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people in the city often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and cultural resurrection.
By Rebecca Santana

Residents recall devastation of storm

Walking down the blocks of Broad Street, Emily Singletary sees downtown Augusta. What she feels, however, is an entirely different story.
By Doug Stutsman

Mother, son remember Hurricane Katrina

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a storm that devastated much of Louisiana and became the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Cooler, wetter winter might be on the way

A strong El Nino weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean could signal a wetter, cooler winter than normal for the Southeast, Georgia's top climatologist said.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

July was Earth's hottest month on record

WASHINGTON - July was the planet's warmest month on record, smashing old marks, U.S. weather officials said. And it's almost a dead certain lock that this year will beat last year as the warmest ...
By Seth Borenstein

Parts of Columbia County see 3 inches of rain

Columbia County received varying amounts of rainfall from more than 3 inches to less than a half-inch Wednesday when storms moved through the area.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Caution urged after heavy rains

A flood advisory is in effect and Columbia County officials are urging motorist caution as heavy rains sweep through the area.

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Hot, dry summer boosts Augusta water use

A warm, dry summer has resulted in higher water consumption than in previous years, but county utilities officials said it hasn't become a problem.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Weather reporting more than just a hobby

Olin Berry and his wife Harriett are one of 23 families in the South Carolina midlands who are "cooperative observers" for the National Weather Service.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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