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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April showers easing area rainfall deficit

At the end of March the Augusta area was looking at a more than 2 inch rainfall deficit for the year, but as of Wednesday that number had dropped to 0.48 inches below normal.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, April 20, 2015

National Weather Service confirms tornadoes in Augusta area

A National Weather Service survey team determined that a tornado touched down Sunday in Aiken, another hit Burke and Richmond counties and a third hit Edgefield County.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Trees, power lines down across area

National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Proud said there were reports of tornadoes touching down in the Augusta area, but nothing was confirmed. A team will visit the area Monday to make a ...
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Severe storm warning for region

The National Weather Service has spotted some rotation in the clouds within a storm system along the Lincoln and Columbia county borders.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Georgia might see severe storms

ATLANTA - Forecasters say there's a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across Georgia, which could bring damaging wind and hail.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Rain possible for Masters Week

Showers are typical during the spring and next week will be no exception with at least a slight chance of rain almost every day.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, March 30, 2015

Light earthquake shakes Blackville, S.C.

A "weak" earthquake shook Blackville, S.C., early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Web site.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wave-like clouds draw plenty of attention

A unusual wave-like cloud pattern got the attention of Augustans early Monday when it rolled through town.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spring means rain, temperature swings

The current three-month outlook calls for equal chance of above and below normal temperatures but slightly above normal rainfall.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, March 13, 2015

Peach farmers happy with cold winter

This week, thousands of acres of peach trees began showing pink blossoms as spring temperatures hit the area.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thurmond Lake drought ends

The lake has reached 329.07 feet above sea level, a foot below the full summer pool and slightly higher than the targeted level for this time of year.
By Meg Mirshak

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Last month the coldest February in 36 years

It’s official. February was really cold. The month ranked as the sixth coldest for the area since 1875.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Sleet, snow, ice move into metro Atlanta and north Georgia

Sleet, snow, ice move into metro Atlanta and north Georgia; winter storm warning in mountains.

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Snow, freezing rain predicted

Weather models indicate freezing rain or snow could hit the Augusta area starting about 4 a.m. Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Travis Highfield

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Augusta sets cold record

Augusta broke records temperature records for two straight days, but meteorologists said temperatures should warm for the weekend.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Winter's coldest night expected

The coldest night of the season is expected tonight with low temperatures predicted to drop to 15 in the Augusta area and 10 in central South Carolina,
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Cold temperatures bring fire warnings

Fire department officials are asking residents to keep an eye on vacant properties in their neighborhoods for fires as temperatures dip this week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

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
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Possible drowning in McDuffie County

McDuffie County emergency officials say they are at the scene of a possible drowning at a pond off of Iron Hill Road near Dearing.
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