Tag Archives: National Weather Service

WEATHER: Updated Rainfall Estimates (Wednesday morning)

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting slightly less rain for the remainder of the week, but southwest Georgia will still see it’s fair share.  The most significant rainfall has been seen in the Florida panhandle: “A flood watch is now in effect for the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle through Wednesday Evening • Significant heavy rainfall… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals Updated for the Week – Flood Watch Area Expanded (Photos)

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, the storm system that is hovering over the panhandle of Florida has dropped a significant amount of rain, flooding several Big Bend counties.  From the release, “8 to 10 inches of rain has already fallen across much of Dixie, Taylor and Lafayette Counties as of Monday afternoon, with a few… Read More »

WEATHER: Several Inches of Rain Predicted this Week

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a week of heavy rain with a possible tropical development out of the Gulf this week. In a news release Sunday night, The National Weather Service stated that some areas in the panhandle of Florida could receive up to 6 inches of rain by Monday night.  By Friday, areas of… Read More »

WEATHER: Just How Hot Will SWGA Get in the Next Few Days?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is going to see some extreme temperatures in the next few days. Heat Index Chart from the National Weather Service: Detailed Forecast Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. West… Read More »

WEATHER: When Will the Rain Return?

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a week of high temperatures with little chance of rain until Thursday.  Here’s the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light south southeast wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Southwest Georgia (Tuesday)

From the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Severe Thunderstorm Watch SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 141 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 405 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 141 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE APPLING ATKINSON BACON BAKER BEN HILL BERRIEN BIBB… Read More »

WEATHER: Rain, Wind and Hail Possible Tonight

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a chance of a significant storm in southwest Georgia Tuesday night. Detailed Forecast Today Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. High near 82. Light west southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals from the Weekend. More to Come?

Southwest Georgia, North Florida and Southeast Alabama saw significant rainfall Friday and Saturday that led to flash flood warnings, flooded neighborhoods and even two reported deaths.  Here are the rainfall totals from the area airports and Decatur County Public Works: Tallahassee:  9.09″ Dothan:  8.48″ Albany:  6.07″ Decatur County Public Works: 5″ Here’s your detailed forecast for this week:… Read More »

WEATHER: Photos from Last Night’s Storm Damage

While we can’t confirm whether Decatur County saw an actual tornado last night, we definitely had some significant damage from the storm.  Here are a few photos from Butler Ferry Road where the National Weather Service in Tallahassee issued a tornado warning about 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.  Despite the high winds, Decatur County Public Works (located at the… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe weather tomorrow?

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting between 1-2 inches of rain in southwest Georgia tomorrow, with some forecasts showing as much as 3-4 inches in certain areas.  The possibility of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes exists as well.  Here’s your detailed forecast: Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am.… Read More »

WEATHER: Flood Warning for Southwest Georgia

The Ochlockonee River in Thomas County is currently in flood stage and predicted to continue rising for the next couple of days.  From the National Weather Service: Flood Warning FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 420 AM EDT TUE MAR 29 2016 …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Georgia… Ochlockonee River near Thomasville (US… Read More »

NEWS: Local Facebook Post Goes Viral, Meth Arrests in Decatur County, Four in Custody for Donalsonville Armed Robberies

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, March 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting some crazy temperature changes for southwest Georgia this week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – It’s not often that a baby boy born in the Bainbridge hospital gets national attention, but that is exactly what happened to a local… Read More »