Tag Archives: National Weather Service

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 »

WEATHER: Wednesday Brings High Winds, Cooler Temperatures

According to the National Weather Service, southwest Georgia will see significant winds throughout Wednesday morning, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  The high winds, coupled with saturated grounds, could lead to fallen trees, power outages and property damage. Detailed Forecast Overnight  Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Low around… Read More »

Tuesday Night / Wednesday Morning Weather Update (Tues 4:30 p.m.)

Here are the details from the National Weather Service briefing to the Decatur County Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday afternoon: “Key Points for this event: Potentially significant severe weather outbreak to occur across the region tonight 1. Severe thunderstorms will approach the region late this evening and progress through the region overnight. 2. All forms of severe weather… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Weekend Weather: Snow Possible?

Based on the projected forecast from the National Weather Service, expect cool (to cold) weather and rain for the next few days.  Thursday night and Friday will see rain over most of the southwest Georgia region, followed by sunshine and cooler temperatures for Saturday and Sunday.  Despite some reports, the National Weather Service is not predicting any chance… Read More »

Flint River forecast edges higher; Flash Flood Watch issued due to expected rainfall (12/30/15)

As of 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, the Flint River at Bainbridge measured 26.93 feet, according to the U.S. Geological Service. Water was flowing at 45,600 cubic feet per second, which is very fast. The current forecast is for the Flint River at Bainbridge to crest at 33.1 feet by early Saturday. FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 1008… Read More »

Rain on the way; Flash flood watch issued in SE Alabama and SW Georgia

Summary: Southeast Alabama, parts of the Panhandle of Florida are under a Flash Flood Watch. Expect the rain to begin Monday night, with a 100 percent chance of rain on Tuesday and a second round of storms on Wednesday. The rain chance continues through Thursday; 2-4 inches of rain are expected, with higher amounts possible in some places.… Read More »

Freeze warning issued for Southwest Georgia and SE Alabama on Friday night

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 218 PM EST FRI DEC 18 2015 …FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…ALL OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA…AND PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 10… …FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EST /1 AM CST/ TO… Read More »

Wednesday night storm brought heavy rain, weather alerts

Severe weather swept through North Florida snapping trees and knocking out power to residents across the area. The storm system which may have generated a tornado hit Gadsden County and the surrounding areas shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to local law enforcement. Gadsden County Public Works crews were dispatched around 6:35 PM Wednesday night of several downed… Read More »

Tornado confirmed in Calhoun County; warm weather continues

Tornado confirmed in Calhoun County Monday afternoon north of Morgan. Luckily no damage has been reported. pic.twitter.com/01RJYOel6V — WALB Weather (@WALBWeather) November 3, 2015 Bainbridge received just 0.23 inches of rain on Monday afternoon, most of it coming between 4-5 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Service. There was a citizen report of a tornado touchdown near Cooktown… Read More »

Tornadoes reportedly touch down in Southwest Georgia on Sunday

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee reports tornadoes briefly touched down Sunday in Grady and Colquitt counties. One of the hardest hit areas was on Pine Level Road in Grady County where several trees toppled and at least one home sustained major damage. The National Weather Service has confirmed Monday that a brief tornado touched down near the… Read More »