Tag Archives: National Weather Service

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 »

Flash Flood Watch for SW Georgia, SE Alabama and Florida Panhandle

Local Weather Forecast FLASH FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 425 AM EDT MON SEP 28 2015 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR HEAVY RAIN THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND…EXTREME SOUTH GEORGIA…AND SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… .A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL SLOWLY APPROACH THE REGION TODAY… Read More »

Part of U.S. 27 in Decatur County still closed after 5-inch deluge on Tuesday

The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for parts of Bainbridge and Southwest Georgia, after three inches of rain fell within a span of two hours on Tuesday afternoon. While the official total was 3.13 inches, Decatur County Public Works said it received 5 inches of water in its rain gage on Airport Road in West Bainbridge.… Read More »

Rain from Erika on the way: what you need to know – 08/31/15

Erika may not technically be a Tropical Storm any more (it’s now called a tropical wave), but its remnants are soaking Florida in very heavy rain. Over four inches of rain has been reported in some areas. As of Monday morning, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Tallahassee are predicting that the remnants of Erika will largely… Read More »

Tracking Tropical Storm Erika – August 28, 2015

…ERIKA SPREADING HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS INTO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC… SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST…1800 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…17.7N 70.2W ABOUT 60 MI…95 KM SW OF SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ABOUT 305 MI…490 KM SE OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 MPH…30 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1009 MB…29.80 INCHES… Read More »

Tracking Tropical Storm Erika – August 27

BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ERIKA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 11A NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 200 PM AST THU AUG 27 2015 …ERIKA SLIGHTLY WEAKER… SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST…1800 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…16.5N 63.8W ABOUT 160 MI…255 KM W OF GUADELOUPE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…26 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006… Read More »

Tracking Tropical Storm Erika – Could Our Area See Rain?

Tropical Storm Erika, currently still out in the Atlantic, continued to head westward toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, August 26. The National Weather Service said its Hurricane Hunter weather aircraft was flying toward the storm to investigate the strength of the storm. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, Erika was heading west at 17 miles… Read More »