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WEATHER: Hot Week in Store for SWGA

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a hot week for southwest Georgia with high temperatures reaching 90 degrees in some areas.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to… Read More »

WEATHER: Updated Weekend Forecast (with “Wintry Mix” Prediction)

Here is a weekend weather update from the National Weather Service and the Decatur County Emergency Management: “A wintry mix remains possible across portions of southeast Alabama and southwestern Georgia early Saturday morning. The latest forecast guidance shows the potential for freezing rain decreasing, therefore, any wintry precipitation that falls will likely be sleet across the region. Overall, chances… Read More »

Tuesday Morning Storm Damage Photos (9:15 a.m.)

Monday night’s storm caused significant property damage in Decatur County.  As of 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, crews could be seen on Butler Ferry Road in West Bainbridge assessing damage and clearing debris. Back in April, the same area of Decatur County saw a possible tornado that caused damage to homes and property. In these photos, you can see… Read More »

Photos from Monday Night’s Storm Damage

A damaging storm swept through West Bainbridge late Monday night leaving local businesses damaged and hundreds without power. According to reports, a little after 10:00 p.m. Monday night, a possible tornado touched down in the West Bainbridge area, near Dothan Road.  Based on photos, the wind damage from the storm was significant.  Metal siding was ripped, windshields busted on… Read More »

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 »

Massive Tree Falls in Bainbridge (Photos)

  A massive tree fell on Evans Street in Bainbridge during the first bands of Tropical Storm Colin Monday.  The large Oak tree fell sometime Monday morning causing minor damage to a neighbor’s house and destroying a fence between the properties. According to Kenny Hill, of Hill’s Tree Service, “This is a huge Oak that would have crushed… 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 »

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 »