Georgia News

Heat Continues to Build

We are on the western side of an area of high pressure so moisture will begin to filter in from the Gulf. Some areas in the Southeast could see spotty showers over the…

Dry And Warm Weather For Your Wednesday

    The warming trend is definitely on now. For the first time in awhile high temperatures will reach into the 80s today (83 is normal).  The low temperatures will also only drop…

Staying Dry and Getting Warmer this Week

High pressure will continue to dominate and keep us mostly dry moving forward for the rest of the week.  There could be a few spotty showers here and there, but most of us…

Terrific Tuesday Forecast

      Terrific Tuesday forecast! Another pleasant Spring day is ahead this afternoon. High temperatures will generally range in the middle 70s to near 80 (83 is normal) today. Skies will remain…

TALENT TUESDAY: Meet Ryan Alexander!

He's a combination of both Soul and Country and he's made a name for himself locally and nationally. Meet this week's Talent Tuesday guest Ryan Alexander!…

Lake Harding Graduation Ceremony

Graduating on a lake with families and friends watching from boats is not your typical graduation ceremony. All across the united states seniors haven't been able to walk across stage to pick up…

AAA: Gas Demand Continues Ascent, Leading To Steady National Average Increase

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (May 11, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago.  Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.64 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 3 cents more than a week ago, 8 cents less than…

Tranquil Weather Pattern Continues

    If you liked the weather from the past weekend, then your going to enjoy the next few days. Temperatures will continue to average about 10 degrees below normal today for the…

Clear but Cool Weekend!

Beautiful conditions are around the area this weekend, with sunny skies galore. However, temperatures are running some 5-10 degrees below average as a cool and dry air mass has settled in. Lows over the weekend will be in the 40s…

Rain Chances Ending Tonight, Beautiful Weekend Coming

Rain will clear out as we get into the overnight and kick off another long stretch of rain-free conditions beginning this weekend. Expects lots of sunshine every day starting Saturday through late next…

Local Shops Counting on Mother's Day Sales

Mother's day is coming up on Sunday and that is a good reason to get out of your house and look for a gift.
 Local businesses are counting on this holiday to…

Rain And Isolated Thunderstorms Later Today

  Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon and evening hours. Not expecting any heavy rain or severe weather due to the lack of Cape (energy for thunderstorms) for most…

Feeling Like Late Fall, Not Spring

      Very cool and chilly weather will continue, especially when it comes to the low temperatures. Many of you this morning were within a few degrees of tying or breaking a…

A Cool & Dry Thursday

It was quite windy today (a 32 mph gust at the Columbus airport) as we are now in the wake of a cold front. We’ll wake up in the mid to upper 40s…

Windy Wednesday

      Windy Wednesday, is what I'm going to call today. Currently , the area is under a wind advisory that goes from 11 AM to 9 PM for winds that could…

Cooler Days Ahead

There is a slight chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms tonight as a cold front sweeps through. Otherwise, expect partly cloudy skies with lows in the mid to upper 50s. Cooler and drier…

Warm Cinco De Mayo Forecast

    This is the last warm day of the week. Highs will approach 90 degrees in many locations around Columbus, GA and to our south. Officially the record high for today is…

A Mainly Dry Week; Cooling Down a Bit

We are into a mainly dry week, but there could be a few isolated thunderstorms Tuesday night and maybe a few showers on Friday. Other than that, dry conditions will prevail. Tuesday’s highs…

Warm And Dry Weather Continues

    High pressure will continue to be in control of our weather for the next few days. With sinking air and winds out of the west and southwest this will continue to…

Beautiful And Warm Weather Continues

  Our trend of beautiful and warm weather continues. A large dome of high pressure will continue to dominate our weather. With highs in the middle 80s and plenty of sunshine it'll be tempting to get outside today. Unfortunately, levels…

Spectacular Saturday Forecast

  What a Saturday forecast today! Weekend forecasts don't get much better than this. Expect mostly sunny skies today with only some high thin clouds. Highs will range from to the low to mid 80s today. (slightly above average). Lows…

A Warm and Dry Weekend

It's been a very wet year so far with 33.63" falling at the Columbus Airport since January 1st. That's over 16" above average. We won't be adding to that total for the next…

Dry And Warm Weekend Ahead

        Chilly start to your Friday morning, with temperatures in the low 40s for some locations. Don't worry we will quickly warm up into the middle and upper 70s. We'll…

The Warmup is On!

Tonight will be another cool night as calm winds, clear skies, and dry conditions combine to maximize radiational cooling. Most places will see lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Highs tomorrow…

Georgia Shelter-In-Place Order Expiring at 11:59pm April 30th

Georgia's shelter-in-place order expires at 11:59pm eastern time on April 30th. Governor Brian Kemp will formally extend the public health state of emergency through June 12th to “continue enhanced testing across Georgia, ramp up…

Chilly Thursday

  The rain has ended today and cooler weather returns for a couple of days. Highs will average about 10 degrees below normal today for most of us. Strong winds from the…

A Cool and Windy Thursday

The severe weather threat will end later this evening, but we still have a chance to see damaging wind gusts of 40+ mph. The tornado threat remains very low. Once the storms pass,…

Georgia Restaurants Allowed to Reopen Dine-In Services

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed restaurants to reopen on Monday, but there are strict guidelines that companies have to follow. Many restaurants are choosing to ease into their reopening process. “We just want to…

Severe Storms Possible Wednesday

Low pressure moving across the Great Lakes region will sling a cold front toward our area triggering showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon into the evening. I'll go with a timeline of 3 PM…

Staying Dry on Tuesday

We enjoyed wonderful weather today and we'll have even more tomorrow, but things will change as we get into Wednesday. A cold front will trigger showers and thunderstorms Wednesday late afternoon/night. Some of…

AAA: Pump Prices Continue To Decline Amid Volatile Oil Prices

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (April 27, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  continues to decrease at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.63 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 4 cents less than a week ago, 26 cents less than…

A Little Warmer Today, Wednesday Storms

After a mild and breezy Sunday, the winds should relax some today under a mostly sunny sky. Highs will reach the lower to middle 70s for most of us in the area. The…

More Sunshine for Sunday

A cold front will bring temperatures down a bit as dry air continues to filter into the area. Expect mostly sunny skies today with highs in the low to mid 70s. Mostly clear tonight with lows in the mid…

A Warm Saturday

The upper tier of the WLTZ viewing area north of I-85 could see a few spotty showers today as a low pressure system works its way across the northern portion of the Mississippi Valley. Expect a mix of sun…

Columbus Bowling Alley Waits to Open Their Doors

Friday April 24th marks the first day of Governor Brian Kemp's plan to reopen the economy in the state of Georgia. Gyms, hair salons and bowling alleys are among the list of businesses that are…

Weekend Looks Great!

We are into a calm weather pattern through early next week although there could be a few sprinkles north of I-85 tomorrow as a surface low moves well north of the region and…

Wonderful Weekend Forecast

    What a wonderful forecast for today and your weekend! Morning clouds will clear out by the early afternoon hours, as highs climb into the upper 70s for most.  The nice…

Drying out Friday, Weekend Looks Good

Still a chance we could see strong storms through this evening (damaging winds up to 70 mph will be the biggest concern), but expect our fair share of sunshine across the weekend into…

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