Tag Archives: tornado

WEATHER: Cold Front Approaching, Bringing Severe Weather Monday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could see severe weather, including the chance for tornadoes, as a cold front moves into the region on Monday.  As of Sunday morning, the threat level was considered “slight” with the storms expected to impact southwest Georgia in the mid to late afternoon Monday.

Possible Tornado Damage in Decatur County Tuesday Night (Photos)

A plantation in southwest Decatur County received significant damage during Tuesday night’s storm.  Due to the extensive nature of the damage, it seems possible that a tornadic event occurred on the farm. On the scene you can see multiple large pine trees on the ground as well as a clear path of damage.  Thankfully, the damage was limited… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Damaging winds knock down trees during storm late Tuesday afternoon

In Decatur County, we received reports of damaging wind events, including a possible tornado touchdown in the Bethany community off Georgia 253 South, and another possible touchdown in the “Pecan Orchard” off U.S. 27 South, where several large pecan trees were said to be knocked over. We also saw numerous Decatur County residents posting about power outages after the… 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 »