Tag Archives: National Weather Service

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 »

Hard Freeze Warning for Tuesday night and Wednesday AM; tips offered to prepare for cold weather

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 241 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014 …FREEZE WARNING THIS MORNING FOR SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA…AND MUCH OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE… …HARD FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST… .AN UNUSUALLY COLD AIR… Read More »

Weather warnings wake up Southwest Georgians, only minor damage reported in Decatur County

Even though there were several watches and warnings issued by the National Weather Service, Decatur County was relatively undamaged by Monday’s storm. Decatur County Public Works said it cleared three trees that fell onto roadways: two on Booster Club Road in the southwestern corner of Decatur County, and another near the intersection of Sykes Mill Road and Bert Phillips… Read More »

Southwest Georgia under Freeze Watch during Friday night / early Saturday

The National Weather Service office in Tallahassee, Fla., issued the following advisory on Thursday morning for Southwest Georgia, Southeast Alabama and Northwest Florida: …FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA… .A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE FOR PARTS OF THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT AND… Read More »

Rain storms expected Tuesday; flash flood watch issued

Current Southwest Georgia Weather Radar: …FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA…SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON….AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA…NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF IT. SOME STORMS MAY MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS…INCREASING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. MOST AREAS IN… Read More »

Possiblity of thunderstorms on Friday in Southwest Georgia; Saturday will be much cooler

Current Forecast (as of Thursday afternoon): Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.… Read More »