Category Archives: Weather

WEATHER: Rain and (slightly) Cooler Temperatures on the Way

Southwest Georgia can expect rain and cooler temperatures late this weekend and into next week.  Here is the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Friday… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals for SWGA

The Southwest Georgia area got some welcome precipitation Thursday as rain pelted the corner of the state most of the morning.  According to the National Weather Service, here are a few rainfall totals as recorded at local airports: Albany: 1.24″ Marianna:  1.45″ Valdosta: 1″ Tallahassee: 2.92″ Dothan: .82″ While the rain amounts weren’t exactly monumental, the moisture was… Read More »

Georgia Suffering Through Severe Drought

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, parts of Georgia (including southwest Georgia) are suffering through a “severe drought”. “Heavy to excessive rainfall alleviated drought but triggered flooding across interior portions of the region, while hot, dry weather caused drought to intensify and expand farther south. A slow-moving storm system coupled with abundant subtropical moisture generated 2 to 8 inches… Read More »

WEATHER: Warm Week, Cool Weekend – Does that mean more rain?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is in for a warm week followed by a cool snap this weekend.  Sandwiched between the two is another chance of rain.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Tonight Clear, with… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Weather Possible Thursday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia may see some severe weather Thursday. “A cold front will approach the area Thursday. Storms out ahead of this front could produce damaging winds or large hail. The Storm Prediction Center has outlined us in a marginal risk in its day 2 outlook.” Threats: Damaging winds and large… Read More »