Tag Archives: National Weather Service

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 »

Heavy rainfall causing flash flooding in Decatur County

Parts of Bainbridge and Decatur County were experiencing flash flooding due to a heavy rainstorm that began at about 7:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Decatur County was under a severe thunderstorm warning until 8:15 p.m., according to Decatur-Grady E-911. The National Weather Service reported approximately 4 inches of rain has fallen in Decatur County since… Read More »

Monday storms brought wind, rain and hail to Decatur County and SW Georgia (Video)

Two Monday evening storms brought wind, heavy rain and hail to Decatur County and Southwest Georgia, including Grady and Thomas counties. A heavy downpour began in Bainbridge at about 5:15 p.m., and a severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the National Weather Service. The first storm lasted about 15-20 minutes, followed by a lull of about 5 minutes,… Read More »

Saturday thunderstorm brought damaging wind and half-inch of rain – will Tuesday’s weather be bad?

It rained throughout the morning of Saturday, April 25 in most of Southwest Georgia, and a Saturday afternoon storm made many residents take cover. The U.S. Geological Service recorded 0.45 inches of rain Saturday on the Flint River at Bainbridge, while the Decatur County Public Works recorded half an inch. Some parts further north, including Baker and Terrell… Read More »

Weekend storm brings over 3 inches of rain, damaging winds (Pictures)

An hours-long storm system brought heavy rainfall and windy weather to Southwest Georgia, Northwest Florida and Southeast Alabama on Sunday, April 19. High speed winds that could have either been a possible tornado, a downburst or straight-line winds caused damage around Blakely, Ga., according to Early County Emergency Management Agency Director Ray Jarrett. The windy weather knocked down… Read More »

Tornado watch, flash flood watch and warning issued by National Weather Service

Tornado Watch TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 561 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 245 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014 TORNADO WATCH 561 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS GAC007-027-037-053-061-071-075-087-095-099-131-145-149-177-185- 197-201-205-215-239-243-249-253-259-261-273-275-277-285-307-321- 240500- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0561.141223T2045Z-141224T0500Z/ GA . GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BAKER BROOKS CALHOUN CHATTAHOOCHEE CLAY COLQUITT COOK DECATUR DOUGHERTY EARLY GRADY HARRIS… Read More »