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NOAA Predicts Above Normal Hurricane Season

May 25, 2017 Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. For the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, forecasters predict a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 35 percent chance of a near-normal season, and only a 20 percent chance… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Weather for SWGA through Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting severe weather, including the possibility of isolated tornadoes, through tomorrow afternoon: “Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through Wednesday. Some of these storms could produce damaging wind gusts, an isolated tornado, and/or heavy rain. Coastal flooding in the eastern Big Bend on Wednesday will be possible as well”

WEATHER: Severe Weather Possible for SWGA Tomorrow (including hail and tornado possibilities)

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a chance isolated strong to severe storms in the next few days:  A cold front approaching the area will increase chances for showers and thunderstorms. Storms ahead the front today through Tuesday night could produce isolated strong to severe storms, as well as some heavy rain. SPC’s day 1 &… Read More »

WEATHER: Wet Start to the Week, Cooler Temperatures Too

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a wet start to the work week and high temperatures in the high 70’s for the first half. Detailed Forecast Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.… Read More »

WEATHER: Rain and (slightly) Cooler Temperatures on the Way

Southwest Georgia can expect rain and cooler temperatures late this weekend and into next week.  Here is the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Friday… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals for SWGA

The Southwest Georgia area got some welcome precipitation Thursday as rain pelted the corner of the state most of the morning.  According to the National Weather Service, here are a few rainfall totals as recorded at local airports: Albany: 1.24″ Marianna:  1.45″ Valdosta: 1″ Tallahassee: 2.92″ Dothan: .82″ While the rain amounts weren’t exactly monumental, the moisture was… Read More »

Georgia Suffering Through Severe Drought

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, parts of Georgia (including southwest Georgia) are suffering through a “severe drought”. “Heavy to excessive rainfall alleviated drought but triggered flooding across interior portions of the region, while hot, dry weather caused drought to intensify and expand farther south. A slow-moving storm system coupled with abundant subtropical moisture generated 2 to 8 inches… Read More »

WEATHER: Warm Week, Cool Weekend – Does that mean more rain?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is in for a warm week followed by a cool snap this weekend.  Sandwiched between the two is another chance of rain.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Tonight Clear, with… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Weather Possible Thursday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia may see some severe weather Thursday. “A cold front will approach the area Thursday. Storms out ahead of this front could produce damaging winds or large hail. The Storm Prediction Center has outlined us in a marginal risk in its day 2 outlook.” Threats: Damaging winds and large… Read More »

WEATHER: When is it Going to Rain?

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting another week of high temperatures and little chance of rain for southwest Georgia.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals for the Week

Wednesday’s storms brought plenty of wind and some pockets of precipitation to our corner of southwest Georgia, but the rainfall totals were relatively low.  Although certain areas may have seen significantly more than others, the officials rainfall totals for our area are as follows: Decatur County Public Works: .73″ Marianna Airport: 1.31″ Albany Airport: .98″ Dothan Airport: .29″… Read More »

Bainbridge State College campus closed Monday afternoon due to weather

Bainbridge State College announced it was closing its campus as of 1 p.m. on Monday, April 3, due to the threat of severe weather. The college posted the following message on its website: In an abundance of caution, we will close campus today at 1:00 pm. As noted by the BSC Campus Police, we are expecting severe weather… Read More »

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.

WEATHER: Severe Weather Possible for SWGA Thursday Night

From the National Weather Service: “A system moving through late this week will bring a line of storms to the area with the chance of severe storms Thursday Night and Friday to the Florida panhandle, southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia. Unfortunately, at this point, it is still too far out to narrow down the time frame any further. Damaging… Read More »

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: Just How Hot Will This Week Be?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a significant warm-up this week compared to last.  The lone exception is Thursday, when the high is only expected to reach the low 70’s.  For the remainder of the week and weekend, southwest Georgia residents should look for temperatures in the low to mid 80’s. Detailed… Read More »