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Miss Auburn University Prepares for Miss Alabama Interview

The Miss America Scholarship Competition is the largest provider of scholarships to young women in the world. Here in Alabama, participants at the state level are exposed to over $110,000 made available in direct cash scholarships…

Hail Falls During Wednesday Morning Severe Weather

Powerful storms packing hail, rain, and lightning moved across the WLTZ viewing area between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Viewers submitted photos of some of the hail. Submit your photos by clicking here.

Public Hearing on Alabama Abortion Sonogram Bill

A bill in the Alabama Legislature would require women seeking abortions to get a sonogram two days ahead of the procedure and hear a detailed description of the embryo or fetus. The Senate Health Committee has scheduled a Wednesday public…

License Plate Launched to Benefit State Parks System

A new specialty motor vehicle license plate in Alabama has been launched to benefit the state parks system. License Commissioner Jeff Brown told the Tuscaloosa News that the "State Parks Supporter" plate has sold 12 tags after being launched in…

City of Eufaula Cleaning Up After Monday's Storm

When the storms hit Monday, many parts of our viewing area were hit bad, including Eufaula. Trees fell on businesses, power lines blocked streets, now residents are picking up the pieces.…

Severe Weather Threat Prompts Schools to Close

Schools, businesses, and government offices and agencies are closed because of severe weather forecasted for Wednesday, April 5, 2017.   Georgia schools which have announced closings include: Columbus State University - ​Closed Wednesday Columbus Technical College - ​Closed Wednesday Georgia Southwestern State University - ​Closed Wednesday…

Your Monday Night Weather Forecast

The area is getting a brief respite from the severe weather tonight and tomorrow, with highs back in the 80s. All in all, Tuesday will be a beautiful spring day. Things will start to change in a hurry Tuesday night. The…

Eufaula Storm Damage

Storms hit Eufaula Monday morning and crews there are encouraging residents to stay at home. They are working downed power lines and trees and police tell us to stay put as they start the cleanup. The storm hit around 11…

Severe T'Storm Watch Issued For Eastern Alabama Through 11AM CT

Good Monday morning everyone--we're tracking strong to severe storms to our west and this line will move from west to east through the entire viewing area later this morning through early afternoon. A Severe T'Storm Watch has been issued for…

Severe Weather Likely Monday And Wednesday This Week

SUNDAY EVENING UPDATE: After a relatively quiet start to our spring severe weather season in the Chattahoochee Valley, an active weather week is expected and it all kicks off midday Monday. A storm system bringing severe weather to Louisiana and…

2017 Eufaula Pilgrimage

The 52nd annual Eufaula Pilgrimage kicked off Friday. Thousands of people from across the country flock to the area to tour…

Sunshine Rules The Weekend, Strong Storms Return Next Week

Happy Weekend everyone! Sunshine will rule the weekend as high pressure remains in firm control of our forecast! Saturday-Abundant sunshine and a light breeze. Highs in the lower 80's. Saturday Night-Clear skies and quiet conditions. Lows…

Corey Myers Abruptly Resigns From Auburn Softball Program

A week of headlines the Auburn softball program would like to forget continued late Thursday night with the abrupt resignation of Tiger assistant coach Corey Myers. “It is with great sadness today that I announce I will be stepping down…

Weekend Looks Great, Storms Monday for the Southeast

We start Friday off with showers and thunderstorms then skies clear by the afternoon and beautiful weather returns for the weekend! The passing cold front will cool daytime highs down today mainly to…

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