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WEATHER: Tropical Storm Nate Projections Moving West

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, the projections for Tropical Storm Nate continue to shift west, reducing the chances of a tropical storm or hurricane landfall near southwest Georgia. The forecast track with Tropical Storm Nate has continued to shift to the west of the region. The afternoon model guidance continues to support this forecast. Even… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm Developing in the Gulf; Could Impact SWGA – Latest Update

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, a tropical system is developing in the Gulf of Mexico with a high probability of impacting southwest Georgia this weekend.  Here are a few key points: Tropical Depression 16 has formed across the Southwestern Caribbean Sea. The depression is expected to become better organized and become a tropical storm on… Read More »

NEWS: Updated Storm Damage Info (Monday 9:30 a.m.)

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 23, 2017: TIFTON, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – State routes declared impassable by GDOT ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Monday morning brings cleanup efforts and shock, from a tornado outbreak that left many parts of South Georgia disaster areas. Fifteen people are confirmed dead, at least 43 injured. ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — At… Read More »

GDOT: List of Impassable State Routes

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 22, 2017 Contact: Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia GDOT Responding to Trees, Debris on State Routes TIFTON – Local Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance employees have been responding as needed to felled trees and other debris blocking state routes. Reports began coming into the Transportation Management Center on Saturday night, but… Read More »

WEATHER: NWS: Severe Weather Possible This Weekend

In a press release on Wednesday, the National Weather Service in Tallahassee and the Decatur County EMA predicted severe weather for southwest Georgia this weekend: Timing: A few rounds of thunderstorms are possible over the weekend. While there is the threat for a few severe storms Saturday and Saturday night, the greater threat of severe weather will be… Read More »