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Isolated to Scattered Wednesday Afternoon Storms

    Another typical summer forecast with highs in the middle 90s today. Rain chances remain slim today with isolated to scattered thunderstorms, during the afternoon hours at best. Heat index values…

A Hot, Less Humid Wednesday

It will be your basic typical summertime forecast for Wednesday with highs in the low to mid 90s under a mix of sun and clouds with a slight chance for isolated showers and…

Less Humid Tuesday

Expecting much quieter weather conditions today as the upper level support and wind shear we had yesterday has moved out of the area. Drier air will filter in from the north and provide…

Grease Recycling and Pharmaceutical Disposal Event this Saturday

On Saturday, August 8th, Keep Columbus Beautiful is partnering up with Columbus Water Works and the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Department to host a community-wide Grease Recycling and Pharmaceutical Disposal event. They will be at Roses Parking Lot (3200 Macon Rd,…

Hot with Daily Summertime Showers this Week

A strong thunderstorm pushed through Muscogee County late this afternoon knocking out power across Columbus, bringing down trees and power lines and causing flash flooding. There remains a slight chance for showers tonight,…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Decrease Slightly At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (August 3, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  decreased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.99 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 1 cent less than a week ago, same…

Isolated Weekend Storms, Normal Temps

All weather eyes in the Southeast have been on Isaias as the storm inches its way through the Bahamas and approaches the eastern Florida coast. The storm has weakened somewhat due to taking on some drier air and shear and…

Hot and Mostly Dry Weekend

A couple of cold fronts will try to introduce some drier air for the weekend, so rain chances will run at about 20% Saturday and Sunday. Still, with the hot daytime temps, a…

Hot Weekend Forecast With Isolated Storms

        We're in store for a typical summer time weekend forecast. The best chance of rain is today and mainly from about 2 PM to 8 PM, not expecting any…

Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms Friday

We can expect widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms on Friday with possible strong storms that could produce gusty winds up to 40 mph, frequent lightning and brief heavy downpours. Low pressure will sling…

Scattered Showers And Higher Temperatures Today

Thursday, will feature more clouds than sun today. Rain showers and clouds will keep the temperatures close to normal (92) today. Not expecting any strong thunderstorms today only rain showers and the normal…

Rain Chances Continue Through the Weekend

The story with the weather will remain the same locally for the next couple of days. Weak disturbances aloft will move from west to east through our area, and coupled with moisture being…

More Money for Some Families

The U-S Government has set aside money for families that have children who were receiving free lunches in public school. In Georgia, families get an amount for each eligible child.

High Rain Chances And Lower Temperatures

  Expect numerous showers and thunderstorms across the area today, mainly after 12 PM. Abundant moisture in the atmosphere and just enough lift in the upper levels will provide conditions for mostly cloudy…

Providing Mental Health Resources to Rural Counties

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. We speak with the Chief Medical Officer with UnitedHealthCare Georgia who has some mental health advice for those living in rural counties.    …

Women Wear Purple and Crowns

A group led by Sheimeka Averette, Tacara Hemingway and Toyia Tucker organize another march and rally to encourage area women not to slow down in their push for change in Columbus.  

More Rain on Wednesday

Upper level ridging along with surface high pressure setting up shop in the eastern Gulf will continue to pump buckets and buckets of deep tropical moisture into the region for the rest of…

EXCLUSIVE: Hector Arreola's Death Changed To Homicide

In a stunning reversal, the state's medical examiner has officially ruled Hector Arreola's death a homicide.  The amended report comes three and a half years after he called local police for help and…

Higher Rain Chances Return

We get a break from the heat today, as highs will generally be in the middle to upper 80s. Of course, with the decrease in temperatures rain chances will be on the rise today…

Jazzy Crab Dining Room Back Open!

Jazzy Crab's Dining room is back open. They are still doing pick up orders, shipping their seafood out to different parts of…

Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms Tuesday

Deep tropical moisture and some lift is expected to help keep skies cloudy over the next few days. With the ample moisture, we are likely to see scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms during…

Hot And Humid With Scattered Afternoon Storms

Hot and humid conditions will prevail today with afternoon highs in the low to middle 90s. Heat index values will reach the upper 90s today. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms will form during the afternoon hours.…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to…

Rinse And Repeat Sunday Forecast

Expecting another round of showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon into the early evening hours today. Instability values will again support strong thunderstorms and isolated severe thunderstorms across the area. Highs today will be much closer to normal with highs…

Temperatures Near Normal Today With Afternoon Storms

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms will form mainly after 2 PM and hang around into your night time hours. Expect a high today around 92 degrees which is near normal for the Auburn/Columbus area. Heat index values will top out near…

Scattered Showers for the Weekend

Keep the umbrella handy this weekend as a decent chance for showers and thunderstorms remains in the forecast. May see a few strong thunderstorms in the afternoon/early evening with the daytime heat. Gusty…

High Temperatures Closer To Normal

  Expect less coverage of shower and thunderstorms activity today, as the influences of Tropical Storm Hanna move farther and farther away from our area. That leaves us in the typical 20% to…

Watch Your Pet During Your Next Backyard BBQ

It's Summer-time and you might be throwing some small backyard get togethers. We might love all the food we are grilling out, but if you have a pet, you need to be…

A Bit Cooler Thursday, Isolated Showers

The conditions from the past few days aren't really changing much moving forward as we head into the weekend. Basically, we're looking at a typical summertime pattern through at least the middle part…

Tropics and Temperatures Continue to Heat Up

  Another hot summer day in late July. Temperatures continue to run several degrees above normal this week and I don't really see any relief through the weekend. Middle 90s are likely again…

Risk Remains High for Hot Car Deaths

ATLANTA, GA., (July 22, 2020) — As summer temperatures reach scorching highs, the inside of a hot car can become a death trap for children. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic may cause people to drive less and work from home more,…

A Hot and Humid Thursday, Eye on the Tropics

High pressure will continue to linger to our north through the weekend as a frontal boundary approaches the area. This frontal boundary looks to stall to our north by Saturday, but will still…

The Summer Heat Wave Continues

Hot and humid conditions continue today and for the rest of the week. Above average normal temperatures (92 Normal High/ 73 Normal Low) have become the new normal for our area,unfortunately. The only…

Feeding the Valley Needs Our Help!

Feeding the Valley is our charity for the months of June-August. Every dollar donated provides six meals for people in our community and their need is up 50%. To help Feeding the Valley…

More Hot Weather with Scattered Showers on Wednesday

High pressure aloft will keep conditions hot and humid while triggering afternoon thunderstorms. The extreme heat will provide enough instability each day for isolated storms to become strong to severe with damaging winds…

Afternoon Storms And Heat Continue

  The daily routine of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will continue through today. Unfortunately, most of the showers and storms won't form before the thermometer climbs into the middle to upper 90s. Heat…

Staying Hot on Tuesday, Scattered Showers

High pressure and weak zonal flow will continue to influence conditions for us the rest of the week. We’ll stay hot and humid with daily scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. There will be…

Aldi Requires Masks For Customers

(CNN) - Aldi says it will require customers to wear face masks starting July 27. Employees already wear them. In an announcement on its website, Aldi say it's following CDC recommendations. The grocery chain says customers can also opt…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Increase Slightly At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (July 20, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.01 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 2 cents more than a week ago, 10 cents more than last month,…

Hot, Humid Week Ahead

After a warm weekend, the week ahead will continue warm and humid, with temperatures a few degrees above seasonal averages. We're getting the fringe effects of the strong high pressure to our west that…

CDC Projects More Than 157,000 Deaths By August 8

(CNN) - The United States should could see more than 157,000 deaths due to coronavirus by the end of the first week of August. That is the new ensemble forecast just released by the Centers for Disease Control and…

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