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Friday Clouds, Saturday Showers, Sunday Cooldown

Happy Friday! Clouds will hang tough throughout the area today, although no rain will fall from them. With an easterly breeze courtesy of a wedge of cooler air coming down from the northeast, temperatures will be moderated into the 70s…

Soldier Of The Week

It takes tons of tanks to run Army Armor operations at Fort Benning and that's where our soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant First Class Florian Grabis is a M1A2 Tank Maintainer who serves as an instructor subject matter…

Teacher Found Dead

A Georgia teacher is facing allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28-year-old, of Stone Mountain left videos and letters to family members; apologizing for the image they may have of him now. Meadors was a…

Dry... Then Wet... Then Cooler...

High pressure will keep us dry Friday, but increased flow from the Atlantic will help bring enough moisture in to pop up some clouds to go along with the sunshine. Cool air from the…

Georgia State Trooper Shot

A Georgia state trooper in the hospital after exchanging gunfire with a suspect during a traffic stop. Investigators say it happened Thursday morning on I-75  in Bartow County. The trooper exchanged fire with what they describe as a "violator" after…

Clouds, Then Rain, Then Cool

  Today should be one of the best days yet this fall as the pesky cold front that has hung around the last couple of days finally got the push it needed to clear the viewing area. Under sunny skies,…

Fall Strikes Back!

Fall has returned! Cooler and drier air will make for some comfy days ahead. Behind the cold front, tonight will see lows in the mid to upper 50s. Humidity will be quite pleasant, too.…

Polio-Like Illness Sweeps Country

A rare Polio-like disease that causes paralysis is affecting children across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 127 cases are under investigation. The medical name is Acute Flaccid Myelitis or A-F-M. The 62 confirmed cases…

Cooling Down

A cold front sinks away from our area this evening and brings in cooler, drier air. Today’s highs should not be as warm, but will remain several degrees above normal in the upper 70s…

Wednesday Transition

Warm, humid Summertime air continues across the Chattahoochee Valley on the south side of a stationary front. Said front will slowly turn into a cool front and wobble south of the valley over the next 24 hours. While a…

ASPIRING MODELING DEAD

Surveillance video has been released with the hopes of it generating leads in the shooting death of an aspiring model. Kelsey Quayle recently moved from California to Atlanta pursue Modeling. A week ago, she got into a car crash.…

The Weather Changes....Again

Warm, humid Summertime air continues across the Chattahoochee Valley on the south side of a stationary front.   Said front will slowly turn into a cool front and wobble south of the valley over the next 24-36 hours.   While a…

Warmth and Humidity Stay Put Tuesday

A front lingers across the region today, so we will keep spotty showers and a rumble of thunder or two under mostly cloudy skies in the forecast through Wednesday. Humidity will be up a…

Warm, Humid Tuesday

Higher humidity, as touted, has returned. However, it will not last too much longer. A stationary front situated just to our north will be the culprit for more clouds than sun on Tuesday, along with hit/miss shower/thundershower activity. In…

Humid Again...But For How Long?

Higher humidity, as touted, has returned.   However, it will not last too much longer.   A stationary front situated just to our north is the culprit for the clouds and spotty shower activity this evening.   The same can be said…

President Trump Lands In Georgia

President Trump and the First Lady, Melania, tour the damage of Hurricane Michael left in the southern part of the United States. The Trumps landed at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia around 4 P.M. EST. While…

Warm Start to the Week

An approaching cold front gives us a mix of sun and clouds with a slight chance of showers and maybe a thunderstorm or two over the next few days. Humidity will also creep back…

Cool Start; Milder End

Low humidity weather will continue to grip the region headed through the first half of this weekend.  There will be some high clouds to dim the sun Saturday. Sunday will be a bit of a transition as we’ll have…

Fall Weekend Weather-wise

Cooler, low humidity weather will continue to grip the region headed into this weekend.   After a beautiful evening, there'll only be some high clouds to dim the sun out and about come Saturday.   Sunday will be a bit of…

Weekend Weather= AWESOME!!!

Fall has finally arrived! Today through Sunday, we will enjoy our fair share of sunshine with some clouds mixing in. Highs will top out in the low 70s to low 80s. Nights will be…

Fall Has Arrived

The weather will now cooperate with work crews that are helping to clean up after the storm. The coolest nighttime temperatures since early May will arrive under the cover of darkness, and stay put into this upcoming weekend. Sandwiched…

Fantastic Fall Friday On Deck

The sun returned earlier today on the backside of tropical storm Michael.   The gusty breeze, although diminishing this evening, is ushering in a fresh push of cooler air.   The weather will now cooperate with work crews that are helping…

Gillette Gets Break from Steel Tariffs

Augusta, GA (WRDW) - Gillette gets a break from the Trump White House. The administration is giving the shaving giant an exemption from the 25% tariff that's been placed on imported steel. Gillette's parent company, Procter-and-Gamble made the announcement…

Michael Exits, Fall Enters

We are in the wake of what is now Tropical Storm Michael and the rain leaves with him, but we'll still feel sustained winds in the low teens (with gusts over 20mph possible) through…

Michael Exiting Stage East

Hurricane Michael made it onshore in the panhandle of Florida shortly before 2pm Wednesday as a category 4 storm, packing sustained winds of 155 mph! The center of the weakened storm is now located east of I-75 in Georgia,…

Michael Moving South Of Columbus

Hurricane Michael made it onshore in the panhandle of Florida shortly before 2pm as a category 4 storm, packing sustained winds of 155 mph! The storm is now located in Georgia, and increasing its forward speed, allowing the heaviest…

County-by-County Impacts: Hurricane Michael

Based on the latest forecasts from the National Hurricane Center, the Storm Prediction Center, and other forecast models, here is a county-by-county breakdown of the impacts from Hurricane Michael for all counties in our viewing area. This is a living…

HURRICANE MICHAEL PREPERATIONS

Panama City, Florida boarded up buildings and not a soul is seen on the streets , right before sunset Tuesday night. Florida, Georgia, and Alabama have issued States of Emergencies; and that covers ninety-two counties in Georgia and all…

Hurricane Michael Arriving Later Wednesday

Hurricane Michael made it to Category 3 status earlier Tuesday, making it a major hurricane with sustained winds over 110 mph. The forecast path of the storm continues to lie in the panhandle of Florida Wednesday afternoon before making…

Major Hurricane Michael Drawing Closer

Hurricane Michael made it to Category 3 status earlier Tuesday, making it a major hurricane with sustained winds over 110 mph.   The forecast path of the storm continues to lie in the panhandle of Florida Wednesday afternoon before making…

Showers/Wind Tuesday, Michael Wednesday

Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms this afternoon under mostly cloudy skies with highs in the low to mid 80s. It will be windy at times with gusts up to 20mph. Showers will become…

Hurricane Michael Churns In Gulf

As Hurricane Michael moves away from the western tip of Cuba into warmer bath water over the southeast Gulf of Mexico, strengthening is a given. Farther to the north, compact thunderstorms will develop Tuesday afternoon with more clouds than…

Hurricane Michael Strengthening In Gulf Waters

As Hurricane Michael moves away from the western tip of Cuba into warmer bath water over the southeast Gulf of Mexico, strengthening is a given. Farther to the north, little thundershower activity will be had this evening.  The same…

Rain Chances Increase, Tracking Michael

Happy Columbus Day! After the doldrums of very warm and dry conditions throughout the area last week, the weather will change in a hurry into the middle to latter part of this week. The…

Heat To Rain

High heat lingers across the region by day as sunshine gives way to patchy clouds.   Mild nights with clear skies bridge the gap between those hot days this weekend. Higher humidity creeping back into the picture next week may…

Where the Heck is Fall????

It will be hot and dry today through the weekend as highs and lows will stay 10+ degrees above normal. We will also lack any meaningful rainfall through Sunday. Daily highs will be in…

No Fall Weather Here

Friday will be very similar to recent days in terms of heat and patchy afternoon clouds that may spark a sprinkle in a few neighborhoods. No record high temperatures are expected, but 90+ degree weather will be the rule…

Beef and Eggs Recalled

There are two massive nationwide recalls on beef and eggs due to contamination. Arizona based meat producer JBS Tolleson has recalled more than six-and-a-half million pounds of beef products. Some were sold at Walmart. The USDA said at least 57-cases…

Hot Summer (Fall) Weekend

A lone sprinkle will dot the landscape this evening.  Fear not.  If you have outdoor plans, the warmth of Summer will be the biggest challenge. Friday will be very similar to recent days in terms of heat and patchy…

Soldier of The Week

A top focus at Fort Benning is training to fight and win and that's where our soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant Hide A. James serves in the 209th military police detachment as a training NCO. After entering the…

90 Degree Weather Through the Weekend

High pressure continues to keep us warmer than normal with daytime highs staying 10+ degrees above where we should be for this time of the year. We will also lack any meaningful rainfall through…

More Summer Heat

Mild weather will linger throughout the nights this week, while it gets downright hot during the day. Sunshine early each day will give way to building midday and afternoon clouds, but the prospects of getting wet remain minimal. In…

Teen Shot Dead in His Own Yard

A teen  was shot dead in his own South Columbus yard baffling neighbors and family members. The mother of the victim wailed on the sidewalk as investigators scoured the scene for clues. Witnesses reported…

Bloody Walls Lead Cops To Gruesome Scene

Bloody walls and dog fur lead to the arrest of a local teenager. The Columbus teen was living in foster care when the stray dog caught his attention. The black dog wouldn't leave the…

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