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Small Chance Of A Rain Shower Today

  A slight increase in moisture across our  southern counties will provide a small chance of rain showers today. Otherwise expect partly to mostly cloudy skies today with highs near normal in the…

Rain Returns, Watching the Tropics

It was a fantastic first weekend of October and Monday was great as well... but changes are coming. I haven't said this in awhile, but take an umbrella with you on Tuesday as…

AAA Georgia: Slight Price Changes At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (October 5, 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, 5…

Mild And Pleasant Monday

  Another beautiful and mild start to the week! Some higher circus and stratus clouds will spread over our southern and central counties today but no rainfall is expected in our area. Tropical…

The Weekend Will Be Beautiful!

The cold front that passed through last night is pushing off to the east leaving us with wonderful weather through the weekend. We’ll enjoy sunny days and crystal-clear nights with highs in the low to mid 70s and lows…

Beautiful Weekend Forecast!

We're in store for a beautiful weekend, with highs in the lower 70s through the weekend. Skies will remain mostly sunny for the weekend as dew point temperatures are expected to remain in…

Cooler and Dry for Awhile

Daytime highs got back to around seasonal today, but another cool down is entering the picture. A cold front pushing through late tonight/earlier tomorrow morning will bring drier and cooler air in on…

Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Eddie Workman gets around town on his bicycle. So when his front wheel went flat and he couldn't fix it, he says God showed him what to do, and he did it. [field59_video account="WLTZ" key="cf46d6c8a5442d9b60954d7193036244ce702454" vtitle="Have Bike Will Travel "…

Party Leaders React to the Debate

It was perhaps the most raucus presidential debate in recent history. Interruptions and name calling peppered the night. Many Americans polled say they probably would not watch a second debate.

A Quick Warm-up, Staying Dry

Several rounds of high pressure will dominate the region well into next week keeping it dry and very comfortable. We'll warm up a bit on Thursday ahead of yet another cold front that…

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month

September is Newborn Screening (NBS) Awareness Month. Newborn screening is a public health service done by all states to identify conditions not noticeable at the time of birth, but that may cause serious disability…

A Fantastic Stretch of Weather Begins

Get ready for some awesome weather! We are well behind a strong cold front with high pressure now setting up to be the dominant influence on our weather conditions over the long haul.…

GBI Finishes Rayshard Brooks Investigation

(CNN) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigations says it has finished its investigation of the deadly shooting of Rayshard Brooks. But they say the case file is not available for release at this time. Former Atlanta police officer Garrett…

Scattered Rain Showers And Cool Today

  Scattered rain showers and mostly cloudy skies will help keep temperatures in the upper 60s for most locations, well below the normal high of 82. The strong cold front has pushed to the…

HallowFest at Six Flags Over Georgia!

Six Flags Over Georgia, the Thrill Capital of the South, leads the way for Halloween thrills and chills with a new event for the entire family—HALLOWFEST.  The event will feature Thrills by Day…

Rainy Tuesday, Beautiful Weather Coming

A strong cold front could trigger a few isolated severe storms this evening (especially in Lee, Chambers and Troup) with damaging winds of 40-60 mph the main threat.  Rain showers will be possible…

AAA: Minimal Price Changes At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (September 28, 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 1 cent more than a week ago, 2…

Warm Monday But Cooler Weather On The Way

  One last day with highs in the low 80s today. Afterwards, a strong cold front will move into the southeast today and bring a round of showers and thunderstorms into our area.…

Local Mini Market

  Folks from all over came out to support our local community with the Local Mini Market! The show had local artists, a Farmer's Market, Boutiques, Antiques, Jewelry, Handcrafted items and live music!…

Dry Saturday, Chance for Rain Sunday

The weekend will be a mixed bag. High pressure will keep Saturday warm and dry, but we add in a slight chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms on Sunday.  A cold front…

Mostly Cloudy With Isolated Rain Showers Today

As the remnants of tropical storm Beta continues to pull away from our area, expect clouds to hang tough with isolated showers today. Temperatures this weekend will rise into the lower to middle…

Marginal Risk Of Severe Weather Today

  Expect a couple rounds of showers and thunderstorms to move through our area, this afternoon into the evening hours. The remnants of Tropical Storm Beta will continue to move through the…

Humidity on the Increase, Rain Too

After a fall-like air mass settled in over the region to start the work week, the remnants of Tropical Storm Beta are advancing towards the area, bringing warmer, more humid air. We saw…

LaGrange Fire Department Hosting Blood Drive

The LaGrange Fire Department will host a Blood Drive Friday, September 25th, 10AM-3PM at the LaGrange Fire Department’s Training Room at 115 Hill Street in LaGrange. The American Red Cross has…

2020 Census Collection Deadline Approaching

The 2020 Census collection wraps up on September 30 and it's so important we all get counted because that determines what federal money comes into our area. But, how is Columbus doing? We check…

A Few Sprinkles Wednesday

Fall is officially underway! I hope you had a chance to get outdoors today and enjoy it. Through Thursday, we’ll see highs in the mid to upper 70s, lows in the upper 50s…

First Official Day Of Fall

The first official day of Fall has arrived today, as the autumnal equinox will mean equal amounts of sunlight and twilight today.  Otherwise, the comfortable temperatures will continue today with highs in the…

A Few More Days of Dry Weather

We've been enjoying some incredible Fall weather over the last couple of days and we'll continue to do so at least through Wednesday. Don't forget, Fall officially kicks off on Tuesday morning. Through…

AAA: Georgia Pump Prices Drop 3 Cents

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (September 21, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  decreased 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 3 cents less than a week ago, 1 cent…

Lil Nas X Children's Book Out In 2021

(CNN) - Rapper Lil Nas X is writing a children's book. Lil Nas X, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, penned the hit song Old Town Road, but now the Atlanta-rapper says he is releasing a picture book.…

Below Normal Temperatures Will Continue

    Below normal temperatures will continue for the next several days. Highs will reach into the low to middle 70s today and tomorrow (about 10 degrees below normal). Officially, the first day…

Fall Weather for the Last Sunday of Summer

We are wrapping up the last weekend of Summer with highs in the mid 70s this afternoon under mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. Tonight, we fill the chill as temperatures dip down into the mid to upper 50s…

A Slight Chance for Rain Today

We are into the last weekend of Summer, but it's going to feel like Fall... which officially arrives Tuesday morning. Today, we can expect anywhere from partly to mostly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 70s and a…

Cooler, Drier Conditions Heading In

Hard to believe I'm saying this, but it's the last weekend of Summer! Fall officially begins on Tuesday morning, but we'll be enjoying fall weather starting this weekend. Saturday and Sunday will see highs in the mid 70s. Expect…

Miracle Man Survives Tree Topple On Truck

Meet Mike Johnson. The Columbus man is a walking, talking miracle after a 150 foot Oak tree landed in his lap during the morning commute Thursday. The tree fell on the roadway hours…

Ready for Fall Weather?

After a record-setting day of rainfall in Columbus yesterday (of 3.72" at the airport), we deserve a break and that's exactly what we're going to get. We'll warm up a bit on Friday…

Off And On Rain Showers Today

    Tropical depression Sally continues to bring rain showers into our area today. The heavier rainfall has lifted to our northeast and will spread into northeastern Georgia and South Carolina, later today.…

Sally Drenching the Region

We are feeling the wrath of Sally! Several inches of rainfall already coming down in portions of the area. Unofficial totals have at least 1.5" falling so far in Muscogee County and in…

Muscogee County Schools Physically Closed Thursday Due to Inclement Weather

Columbus, GA- As a safety precaution, The Muscogee County School District will be physically closed September 17, 2020, based upon the recent weather advisories predicting inclement weather and potential damage associated with Hurricane Sally. The District will proceed with virtual instruction…

Flash Flooding And Isolated Tornadoes Possible Tonight

All eyes are on Hurricane Sally has she moves slowly to the northeast toward our viewing area. Conditions will continue to deteriorate as Sally approaches with steady and heavy rainfall likely this late…

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