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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…

Toasty Temperatures Through the Weekend

The forecast through the weekend will be a pretty straightforward summertime setup with daily showers and isolated thunderstorms possible during the afternoon. Upper level ridging will try to suppress widespread thunderstorm development,…

Less Coverage Of Afternoon Storms Today

Today's forecast will be similar to yesterday forecast with only a slight decrease in rain coverage during the afternoon and early evening hours. Some of the storms will be strong again with gusty…

Isolated Thunderstorms on Thursday, Staying Hot!

Saw several severe thunderstorms push through the area late this afternoon into the evening with damaging winds and heavy downpours. Radar even indicated downbursts near Smiths Station and Crawford with straight-line winds caused…

Decent Chance for Rain on Wednesday

A typical summertime weather pattern continues keeping things hot and humid. Expect widely scattered showers Wednesday with a few thunderstorms. The daytime heat will add to the instability of the atmosphere, so a…

Isolated Rain Showers Today And Hot

  A small increase in moisture and instability today will provide a slightly better chance of rain showers and possibly an isolated thunderstorm, after 2 PM. Outside of that expect a typical mid-July…

Meet Our Talent Tuesday Guest, Lauren Hicks!

Meet our Talent Tuesday guest who is a student at LaGrange College, Lauren Hicks! Hear how she got into music and then listen to her original song, Free!     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80UIBH3TPfc&feature=youtu.be

Hot! Little to No Rain Relief Tuesday

Looking at a typical summertime weather pattern this week as a stationary boundary stays draped across the region over the next few days. Drier air aloft will help mostly suppress thunderstorm development, but…

Hot And Dry Today

Drier air in the upper and middle levels have filtered into our area. This will allow heat index values to be held in check, below 101 today and tomorrow. This will also suppress…

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Dining Room Back Open!

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen is still providing curbside pickup, but their dining room is back open! Hear what safety & health protocols the restaurant has in place to make their patrons comfortable while dining! Address:…

Sunday Storms, Summer Flexes Muscles Next Week

After a rainy and wet pattern the past several days, the weather will become somewhat drier over the next week; however, that dry weather will come at a price. A huge dome of high pressure that has been responsible for…

A Very Hot Weekend!

The high heat and thick humidity will be of great concern this weekend as heat indices could push into the low 100s if not hotter. Some drier air may inject into the area…

Hot Weekend Forecast And Storms Possible Sunday

Typical Summer time forecast for your Friday. Highs today will range from about 90 to 95 degrees around the area. Heat indices could climb to as high as 106 today, thus the NWS in…

Become a Pen Pal with the Residents at Covenant Woods!

Recently there has been media/social media coverage of some communities that recognized a need for their seniors. That need is far reaching unfortunately and Covenant Woods would like to change that within our community.…

Heat Really Kicking in

Strong high pressure in the southwestern US will keep pushing low pressure systems through the southeast. This will keep a decent chance for daily showers in the forecast through the weekend. As daytime…

More Rain in the Forecast

That pesky surface low is finally moving away hitting the east coast and could turn into a sub-tropical or tropical system while sliding up the eastern seaboard over the next few days, but…

Afternoon Rain Showers And Storms Again

  Rinse and Repeat, rinse and repeat weather forecast. More rain showers and some thunderstorms are expected to develop during the afternoon and evening hours.  Some of the rainfall could be heavy at…

Suspects In Ahmaud Arbery Case Set For Bond Hearing

(CNN) - In Georgia, the three suspects in the death of jogger Ahmaud Arbery are scheduled to appear in court next week. Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan will go before a judge in Glynn County on…

Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms Tuesday

A small area of low pressure continues tracking north-northeastward into central Georgia as ample tropical moisture surges into the area. Could still see a few showers and maybe a few thunderstorms through the…

AAA: Georgia Pump Price Holds Steady

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (July 6, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.00 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is only 2 cents more than a week ago, 23 cents more…

A Wet Start To The Week

Showers and thunderstorms are likely today. With plenty of moisture around today moderate to heavy rainfall is possible. Abundant cloud cover will keep high temperatures around the lower to middle 80s today. Expect…

Hot Again Today But Much Higher Rain Chances Tomorrow

  Another typical summertime day as highs will top out near 93 degrees. Heat index values will approach 100 degrees today.  Afternoon rain chances will be around  30% for most locations. Rain chances increase significantly on Monday, as we go…

Typical Summer Weekend Forecast

  Your 4th of July forecast will include the too familar 3Hs, Hot, Humid, and Hazy. Highs today across our area will range from the low to middle 90s. Heat index values will be close to 100 degrees. Expect a…

Weekend Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms

As a frontal boundary becomes stationary to our south, we can expect typical summertime weather this weekend with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms possible during each afternoon. While some storms may produce gusty…

Fewer Afternoon Showers And Thunderstorms Today

  Fewer afternoon showers and thunderstorms are expected today. The features responsible for the MCS (multi convective system) yesterday has shifted to our west. Diurnal heating and leftover boundaries will be the…

More Showers on Tap for Thursday

That boundary to our north continues to slowly creep towards us as low pressure develops to our west. The counter clockwise motion around the low will continue to pump ample moisture up into…

High Rain Chances Continue Today

  More showers and thunderstorms will form again today. Similar to yesterday some of the storms will be strong to severe and produce gusty winds, frequent lightning, and torrential rainfall. Expect highs in…

Strong to Severe Storms Wednesday

A stationary front to our north will continue to linger as quick pulses of energy ride the ridge and allow for more showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday. With ample moisture, moderate CAPE, better…

Better Coverage Of Afternoon Showers And Storms

  Expect a better coverage of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 2 PM. Southwesterly flow will continue to pump up warm moist air from the Gulf of Mexico today. Additional lift will…

TALENT TUESDAY: Meet Joe McClure

It’s time to introduce you to our Talent Tuesday Guest, Joe McClure! Hear how he got into music and then listen to his…

AAA: Georgia Pump Prices Jump 8 Cents

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (June 29, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.00 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 8 cents more than a week ago, 25 cents more than last…

A Hot and Stormy Tuesday

A stationary boundary to the north of us will linger for a few days. Impulses riding along that boundary along with ample moisture and moderate CAPE will work to trigger numerous thunderstorms Tuesday…

A Hot And Humid Monday

  Another hot and humid day! Today should be the hottest day so far with a high around 95 degrees for the Columbus area. Heat index values will approach the century mark in…

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