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Wet Weather is Back

Umbrella weather returns! A stationary front to our north will lift away today, but not before introducing saturated air up from the gulf. An approaching trough will dig in from the northwest allowing strong…

Wet Weather on the Way!

After a dry end to last week and this weekend, the weather will be changing in a hurry to begin the new work week. Showers and storms will greet the work week on a scattered basis Monday then become much…

Woman Shot in Chest Near Columbus Elementary School

A woman is recovering in the hospital after she was shot in the chest near a Columbus Elementary school. It happened Saturday morning around 8 a.m. along Forrest Rd. and Courtland Ave. near Forrest Elementary School. Details are limited,…

Hot Weekend

A moderate humidity level will remain with us throughout the weekend before returning to an oppressive level next week. Little to no thunderstorm activity is expected both Saturday and Sunday. Most of Monday may stay rain-free as well. However,…

Hot, But Not Too Humid.....Yet!

Limited coverage to evening thunderstorms will once again be had to start off our weekend festivities.   A couple spots from Barbour to Sumter counties and points south can get wet this evening; otherwise skies will clear and it will…

A Hot & Mostly Dry Weekend

A weak frontal boundary sinking across the southeast today could kick up a few spotty showers, but most of us won't see any of that rain. Drier air behind the front will continue to…

August Ahead!

Thunderstorms that developed along the length of a weak stationary front to the south of Columbus earlier are now a recent memory.  However, it’s that same front that will be the triggering mechanism with the heating of the sun…

Summer Weekend

A couple nearly stationary thunderstorms will meander well south of Columbus throughout the early nighttime hours.    These storms developed along the length of a weak stationary front, and it's that same front that will be the triggering mechanism with…

A Hot & Drier Weather Pattern Through The Weekend

A drier air mass is settling into the northern parts of GA/AL limiting chances of rain through the weekend, but there will still be a good amount of moisture and instability in our area to allow for some afternoon showers/thunderstorm…

Heat; Yep, We Got That!

A relative lull in thunderstorm activity is expected for the next few days, including part (or most) of this upcoming weekend.   Somewhat drier air in the wake of an East Coast storm system is allowing for slightly less humidity,…

Summer Heat Repeat

A relative lull in thunderstorm activity is expected for the next few days, including part (or most) of this upcoming weekend.   Somewhat drier air in the wake of an East Coast storm system is allowing for slightly less humidity,…

GA Representative Who Dropped Pants, Said N-Word to Resign

Atlnta, GA (WXIA) - The Georgia politician who literally got caught with his pants down is handing in his notice. Representative Jason Spencer recently made an infamous appearance on the showtime series "Who is America?" The Republican repeatedly yelled…

Bringing the Heat

That area of low pressure that has been lingering over our area the last few days is pushing off to the east and lessening it's grip, but there still remains a chance for isolated…

Heat Set To Return

A couple small thunderstorms will remain on the prowl throughout the first half of the nighttime hours; much like last night.   However, as our latest wave of low pressure begins to move out of the picture toward the Carolinas,…

Lawmaker Thinks He Can Scare ISIS with Bare Butt

A Georgia Lawmaker is under fire after appearing on a cable show exposing himself and shouting racial slurs. Jason Spencer thought he was getting expert lessons on how to deal with a terrorist. Instead…

Heat Returning

Compact thunderstorms will dot the landscape early tonight as high humidity lingers across the region.   No severe weather is expected in these storms, although one or two may be accompanied by pea-size hail given how cold it is above…

Back to Typical Summertime Storms

After our bout with severe weather over the weekend, a more typical summertime pattern is in store for us this week. Showers and storms will be around, especially for the first half of the…

Severe Weather Threat

A large storm centered over the Great Lakes will help spawn some heavy to severe thunderstorms early Saturday.  The jet stream, which is angled from northwest to southeast, will help push some of those storms toward the Chattahoochee early…

School Board Member's Bootygate Draws Public Ire

One School Board member's comments on social media is drawing the public's ire. Frank Myers has generated his share of controversy during his tenure on the Muscogee County School Board but it took Myers…

Rough & Tough Weather Part Of This Weekend

A relatively calm before the storm will be had throughout much of Friday night.   Given that we're in between an exiting storm along the Carolina coastline and another dropping in from the Midwest, there will be little to no…

Tracking Severe Weather for Saturday

Low pressure moves off to the east decreasing our chances for rain today, but things will ramp up for Saturday as we are tracking the possibility of severe weather as early as late tonight…

Eye To The Northwest Sky

Clouds and patches of fog will greet us on the way out the door early Friday morning; this, after our latest round of rain and thunder diminishes.  Nonetheless, a downward trend is expected in the thunderstorm department for Friday…

Weekend Storms

A couple heavy, slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will drift toward the southeast during the first half of tonight.   While most areas will not have a problem, isolated flooding in low lying areas that have poor drainage is possible. Clouds…

A Little More Active Weather Set-up Thursday

The stalled out front has kicked up an area of low pressure, so we can expect scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms today with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Heat indices will approach the mid to upper 90s.…

Typical Summer Weather

A weak front, actually more of a wind-shift line, has stalled just to our north.    Winds converging along its length are combining with our high humidity to help create a few thunderstorms.   The problem with these storms is that…

Smash and Grab Burglars Busted at the Beach

Smash and Grab Burglars who terrorized Columbus businesses during April and May are behind bars now. A police major on vacation in the Gulf noticed a suspect vehicle in Panama City Beach. That lucky…

Thunderstorm Time

A weak front, actually more of a wind-shift line, has stalled just to our north today.    Winds converging along its length are combining with our high humidity to help create a few thunderstorms tonight.   The problem with these storms…

A Rather Quiet Wednesday

That weak cold front will become somewhat stationary over our area today with some drier air pushing in behind it. This will help limit our rain chances, but we could still see a few isolated showers and thunderstorms pop up…

No Wild Wednesday Of Weather

A weak cool front stalling across northern Alabama and north Georgia through Wednesday will help enhance a couple thunderstorms across the region, but the coverage area to wet weather will likely remain pretty small.    Clouds early on Wednesday will…

A Steamy Wednesday

A weak cool front stalling across northern Alabama and north Georgia tonight and tomorrow will help enhance a couple thunderstorms across the region, but the coverage area to wet weather will likely remain pretty small.    After a hit/miss evening…

A Rainy Tuesday

An approaching weak front will help kick up scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms out ahead of it today with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Some storms could turn strong with periods…

Tuesday T-Storms

An uptick in thunderstorm activity is expected Tuesday, and perhaps Wednesday. A weak cool front situated to the northwest of the Ohio River will dip southward over the next 24-48 hours. Said front will enhance the number of thunderstorms…

Thunderstorm Trend

Limited thunderstorm action will be had throughout the first half of tonight, so if you have plans outdoors most areas will just have to deal with the Summertime humidity and bugs! An uptick in thunderstorm activity is expected Tuesday,…

Lots of Rain This Week!

A rainy weekend will turn into a rainy week as well as a trough of low pressure hangs out around the area. A cold front approaches the area on Tuesday, but it will go…

Wet Weekend Ahead

A trough of low pressure has settled into the area and will take up residence for the next few days. Couple that with warm, humid summertime air, and showers and thunderstorms will be a…

Keep the Umbrella Handy this Weekend

It’s Friday the 13th and the weather could get somewhat scary this weekend. High pressure across New England will help pile up a wedge against that old frontal boundary lingering in the TN Valley…

Hot, Humid, Rain

That blast of hot, humid air remains with us today as we'll see highs in the low to mid 90s and the heat index pushing into the low 100s. A somewhat stationary front across…

Late Week Rain Setting in

After seeing the hottest day of the week today with highs in the lower to middle 90s over the viewing area, the weather pattern will undergo some changes for the latter part of the…

Cost to Repair Government Center Unclear

The cost to repair the Government Center is likely to come with a hefty price tag. The good news is the city has gone seven days now without another major crisis at the Government…

Rain Chances Going Up!

In the words of Russell Crowe on the movie Gladiator, the time for the dry weather reckoning will soon be at an end over our area. Moisture will be on the increase starting Wednesday…

A Very Hot Tuesday

It will be quiet the next few days with lots of sunshine that will keep daytime highs a bit above average. We'll also stay dry outside of a few afternoon showers due to daytime…

Warm Start to Week, Rain Returns

After a dry past couple of days, with the exception of stray showers in the southern reaches of our viewing area, we'll see even more in the way of dry weather coming up for…

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