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Thunderstorms; Some Angry

The recent bout with warm weather feels terrific.  However, it comes at a shower and thunderstorm price.   A cool front approaching this warm air that originated over the Gulf of Mexico, will be the…

Are you ready for the 70s?

Clouds moving in today with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s. Scattered showers tonight with lows in the low to mid 50s. Showers with isolated thunderstorms on Wednesday with highs in the…

The 70s Are Coming Back!

Warm weather is on the docket all week!  Temperatures in the low 70s on Tuesday will be the warmest since the first week of November.  Whoa! Showers will return later Tuesday night with a…

Nice and Dry Monday, Rain Coming

Sunny today with highs in the mid 50s to low 60s. Mostly clear tonight with lows in the mid to upper 30s. Variable cloudiness on Tuesday with highs in the mid 60s to low…

Partially Wet Weekend

The first weekend of February starts off on a cold note, but it will gradually get warmer through the middle of next week.   Clouds will increase throughout the day on Saturday, but wet weather…

Chilly Friday, Rain Sunday

A mix of sun and clouds today with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s. Partly cloudy tonight with lows in the upper 20s to low 30s. Partly cloudy skies on Saturday and…

Hostess to Give Employees Sweet Bonuses

(CNN)- Numerous companies have announced cash bonuses or raises for employees this year thanks to the GOP's new tax plan. Hostess is going to make its deal even sweeter. People who work for Hostess Brands are getting a year supply…

Miss CSU Competition Scheduled for Saturday February 3rd 2018

COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Miss Columbus State University pageant will be held on Saturday at 7 p.m. in University Hall on CSU’s main campus. Six students will compete for the crown and opportunity to represent the university at the Miss…

Groundhog Fever!

Friday starts off the Groundhog Day festivities.  What will you be doing when the sun comes up?  We'll be in the wake of our latest cold front with the ground being damp in spots…

Head Of CDC Resigns

Atlanta, GA (CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking for a new leader. CDC director Doctor Brenda Fitzgerald resigned from her position on Wednesday, just six months after being selected for the post. In a…

Soldier Of The Week

Fort Benning is the center of marksmanship training for the u.s. army and that's where our soldier of the week comes in. Staff Sergeant David Bahten has served in leadership roles as an instructor at the u.s. army marksmanship unit.…

February: In Like A Lamb; Out Like A Lion

The first day of February starts off cool, but certainly not as cold as Wednesday.  Clouds will thicken rapidly throughout Thursday, but shower activity later in the day or at night will be limited,…

Very Cold Start, Warmer Afternoon

Sunny and warmer today with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Mainly clear tonight with lows in the mid to upper 30s. Clouds move in ahead of a cold front on Thursday that…

Partial Lunar Eclipse Time!

Clear skies abound to start off your lunar eclipse and full moon viewing party Wednesday morning.   What?  You're not having an eclipse viewing party?  Well, I guess it is only a partial eclipse and…

MCSD Takes Extra Precautions in Response to Flu Outbreak

The Muscogee County School District, in response to widespread influenza activity throughout the state and nation, is implementing additional precautions on campuses and providing guidelines for outbreak prevention in District schools. The District is following recommendations provided by the CDC,…

Suspect who Committed Triple Slaying Enters Guilty Plea

The goal was to find 12 fair minded jurors for the Upatoi Triple Murder trial but after hours of jury selection the prime suspect had another change of heart. Jervarceay Tapley, the man investigators believe…

A Colder Tuesday

Much cooler today with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s under sunny skies. Clear and very cold tonight with lows in the upper 20s to low 30s. Sunshine for Wednesday with highs…

Community invited to celebrate Jan. 31 Chick-fil-A Opening in Columbus;

  COLUMBUS, Ga. (Jan. 31, 2018) –  Chick-fil-A’s Jan. 31 restaurant opening of Columbus Park Crossing in Columbus enables the chain to better meet customer needs. It also expands the chain’s successful business model that includes local franchise ownership, community…

Nights/Mornings Turn Chilly Again; Darn!

Chilly weather returns in the wake of our weekend storm.  That means grab the jacket on the way out the door, along with a pair of shades.  Sure, it'll be sunny, but no justice…

Judge Rejects Alford Plea in Upatoi Triple Murder Trial

Three defendants, Rufus Burks, Jervarceay Tapley, and Raheam Gibson appeared poised and ready to enter a guilty plea just prior to jury selection. And according to court testimony the family was not fired up about…

Morning Clouds, Afternoon Sun

We start Monday off with drizzle and fog then turning mostly sunny during the afternoon with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s. Clear tonight with lows in the low to mid 30s.…

Railroad Construction wreaks havoc in Chattahoochee Valley

  Everybody we interviewed for this report had some  choice words for Norfolk Southern who barged into the Chattahoochee Valley with a massive Railroad project creating a major ruckus. "Apparently it's their Railroad, they…

Hydrogen Set To Clash With Oxygen

A cold front approaching from the northwest will tap into plenty of Gulf moisture, leading to some heavy pockets of rain this weekend.   That said, most of Saturday will feature just an occasional shower…

Baby, Grandmother Among 3 Dead Bodies

Dooly County, GA (WGXA) - Police found a 17-month-old child, a grandmother and an adult male shot to death in a rural Georgia town Thursday morning. The baby and grandmother were inside a Byromville home and the adult male's body…

Clouds Moving In, Rain Coming

Skies becoming partly cloudy this afternoon with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s. Lows tonight will dip to the low to mid 40s. Cloudy skies for the weekend with a slight chance…

Soldier of the Week

The U.S. Army needs soldiers who can move quickly and get,  job the job done then get out. That's where our Soldier of the Week comes in.   Staff Sergeant Zilvinas Lapelis came to the Untied States from Lithuania in…

Deja Vu Friday Morning

Stop me if you've heard this before.....a chilly morning gives way to a mild afternoon.  Yep, that's our Friday alright!  Sun will give way to some clouds, but dry weather will linger.   Unfortunately, we…

More Sunshine Thursday

More sunshine with clouds mixing in from time to time today through Friday with daytime highs in the upper 50s to low 60s and overnight lows in the 30s/40s. High Fire Danger conditions will…

LaGrange, Georgia Mayor Tim Thornton Meets with President Trump

 LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton is one of approximately 75 mayors from around the country invited to the White House January 24th to meet with President Donald Trump. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the infrastructure needs of the…

Chilled Breakfast; Milder Lunch

Another day, another chilly start.  However, sunshine will get us back to a mild note by Thursday afternoon.  Friday will follow suit. Clouds will enter the picture this weekend, in advance of our next…

Local Veterans Square Off for At Large Council Seat

Candidates are coming out of the woodwork now offering themselves for public service in what promises to be a contentious election cycle on the home front. Retired Army Colonel John House said the City has…

Another Sunny, Dry Day

More sunshine with clouds mixing in from time to time today through Friday with daytime highs in the upper 50s to low 60s and overnight lows in the low to mid 30s. We'll stay…

Starbucks Baristas to Get Paid Sick Leave,Stock Bonuses

(CNN) - For the first time ever, Starbucks baristas will get sick leave. The move is among a series of new benefits the coffee giant announced Wednesday. Under the sick leave plan, eligible employees will receive about one hour of…

Fort Benning Recalls Furloughed Federal Employees

 FORT BENNING, Ga. - A resolution for continued government funding was approved, Jan. 22, at 9:30 pm. Fort Benning is resuming all operations in a controlled manner that minimizes disruption to ongoing activities and maximizes opportunities to execute previously scheduled…

Chilled Mornings; Nice Afternoons

Without a blanket of cloud cover to help lock in the warmth of the day, expect a couple chilly nights/mornings through the rest of this week.   However, enough sunshine each day will provide a…

Sunny with Seasonal Daytime Highs Tuesday

We will enjoy lots of sunshine today, but it will be cooler as daytime highs come back down to seasonal hovering around the upper 50s to low 60s with breezy conditions. Clear and cold…

Kosek's Rule #1

If you see your shadow, grab some shades.  It's a simple rule to live by, and the sun will shine brightly for most of the rest of this week.    That said, a gusty breeze…

Thunderstorms Tonight

Clouds building this afternoon with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms tonight through the morning with highs in the mid to upper 60s. There is a marginal risk for isolated severe weather with these storms…

Warmer Weekend; Yay!

A northward shift in the jet stream, or the ribbon of air that drives storms across the nation, allows for warmer weather to infiltrate this weekend.   If you outdoor plans, you'll want to extend…

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