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Dry & Mild then Wet & Chilly

We are in the wake of a front that has pushed through the area, but this one is not cooling us down. It will reinforce dry conditions Wednesday and Thursday although we could…

Warm Midweek, Cool Weekend, COLD Next Week

Isolated sprinkles and cloudy skies are in the cards for your Tuesday morning as a weak disturbance moves by to our south. The disturbance will move away later today, partially clearing skies by…

Wine, Women and Shoes

The Muscogee County Library Foundation(MCLF) will host their 5th Annual Wine Women & Shoes at 6 p.m., Thursday, November 14, at the Columbus Public Library. The event will host 350 wine-savvy, shoe-loving…

Tuesday AM Rain, Getting Warmer

It will be an up and down first week of November in the temperature department. A warm front to our south will push isolated showers in tonight through early Tuesday morning and will…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Increase At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., (November 4, 2019) — Georgia gas prices  increased 3 cents at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.43 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday's state average is 3 cents more than a week ago, 9 cents less than…

Safe Sleeping Tips for Your Infant

Take a look at these simple tips to create a safer sleeping environment for your baby. Because most infant suffocation occurs in the sleeping environment, babies…

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. We talk to a doctor at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital to discuss who is most at risk for lung cancer and why lung cancer screening…

A Beautimous Weekend!

***Frost Advisory for Harris, Troup, Talbot, Chambers and Lee tonight through tomorrow morning*** High pressure across the region keeps us dry through early next week. Another surface front sweeps through Saturday to reinforce…

Cool Days, Cold Nights for the Weekend

Welcome to November! That came fast, didn't it? A pretty  simple forecast: High pressure across the region keeps us dry through early next week. We'll enjoy lots of sunshine during the afternoons and…

Paws Humane Society Calendar & Cat Special

A lot going on at Paws Humane Society! First, they have an influx of cats and kittens so until Saturday, Nov. 2, all of their kittens and cats are only $13. Plus,they have a…

A Cold Start to November

Get ready for some snuggling weather! After that strong cold front swept through today bringing showers, strong winds and some thunderstorms, we now feel the effects of that colder air mass pushing through…

Tricks and Treats for Halloween Weather

Happy Halloween! The weather will be ghoulish today as big changes are in the offering. We'll likely hit our high temperatures sometime in the midday to early afternoon across the viewing area with…

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

  Before taking the kids out Trick or Treating, Safe Kids Columbus has some safety tips for you! Put reflectors on your kids costumes so drivers can see them. If you can,…

Jimmy Carter To Teach Sunday School, Despite Fall

(CNN) - Former president Jimmy Carter will teach Sunday school this weekend at a Georgia church despite a recent fall. Maranatha Baptist Church said in Facebook post that Carter "changed his mind" and is now feeling up to it.…

Fort Benning Announces Trick or Treat Hours on Post

FORT BENNING, GA –Fort Benning residents will observe Halloween, Thursday Oct. 31 from 6 to 8p.m. Fort Benning residents are encouraged to limit trick or treating to the housing area where they live.T rick or treaters should observe all basic…

Storms Usher in a Cold Blast for Halloween

It was another dismal day across the Chattahoochee Valley and the Plains with showers on and off adding to the sogginess left from yesterday's rain. We are still under a MARGINAL risk for…

GA: Judge Rules In Favor Of Sex Offenders Who Sued Sheriff

Atlanta, GA (WSB) - A federal judge rules in favor of three registered sex offenders who sued a Georgia sheriff over "No Trick-Or-Treat" signs in their yards. Last year; Butts County Sheriff Gary Long had the signs placed in…

Severe Weather Possible Today and Halloween

More rain will be funneled in as we are sandwiched between two frontal boundaries. On and off showers likely today, tonight and tomorrow with some isolated thunderstorms possible. There is a MARGINAL risk for severe weather today through tomorrow…

Pay Raise For Marshal's Employees In Consolidation Plan

Deputy Marshals will get a pay raise according to a presentation on consolidation during a City Council work session this morning.  Local Legislators are weighing the option to combine the Marshal's office with…

Showers Through Thursday

Here comes 'brella weather! A stationary boundary to our south lifts toward our the region today and pushes rain into the area.  Through Thursday,  expect daily showers and isolated thunderstorms.  A cold front…

Rain Returns Tuesday

  We enjoyed a beautiful start to the week, but our fortunes will be changing and we'll be pulling out the umbrellas again. Tuesday through Thursday will see daily showers and possible thunderstorms…

Fort Benning Ranger Breaks World Pull-up Record

BRANDON TUCKER IS THE NEW RECORD HOLDER, AND HE'S FROM THE FORT BENNING COMMUNITY. FOR EVERY PULL-UP HE DID, MONEY WAS DONATED TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SUCH AS RESCUE 22, WARRIOR FORTITUDE, DARBY'S WARRIOR SUPPORT, WARRIOR OUTREACH, ACHILLES…

A Dry Monday, Rain Coming

We start the week off on a mostly sunny note with dry conditions and highs in the upper 70s to low 80s today as the cold front that swept through Saturday night/Sunday morning…

Decompression Therapy to Help Sciatica Pain

Are you suffering from Sciatica? It's pain that radiates down one or both of your legs from your lower back. Brodwyn and Associates has a more natural way to treat this pain through decompression…

Olga Brings Rain and Possibly Severe Weather Saturday

Tropical Storm Olga is moving toward the central coast of Louisiana and is expected to make landfall early Saturday morning well west of New Orleans. She'll continue pushing a lot of moisture into…

Have Zombie Pig Cater Your Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends, but it can be stressful when you're cooking all day! So, let Zombie Pig take care of that for you! They are offering Thanksgiving…

Fall on Pause: Rainy and Warm

TGIF! It's not a Friday-like weather scene outside with overcast conditions and scattered showers breaking out this morning. Temperatures are also running 20-25 degrees warmer than 24 hours prior, going from the 40s…

Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge is preparing another season of not-so-spooky delights for families with its annual Howl-O-Ween celebration, taking place from Oct. 1 - 31, 2019. Guests are encouraged to don costumes and join in…

The Rain Cometh

We begin an active unsettled weather pattern Friday that will last through late next week. A cut off low across east Texas is pushing a cold front toward the region that will merge…

DINING FOR CHARITIES: Jazzy Crab

Jazzy Crab is a new live music and dinner house that just opened up here in Columbus! The new restaurant is also our Dining for Charities partner. The deal: $25 for $15. Come check…

Chilly Tonight, Pleasant Thursday

It will be another chilly night as temperatures will dip to the mid to upper 40s with low 40s possible in outlying areas as well as our northern counties. More sunshine is…

Man Charged With Felony Animal Cruelty

A man charged with animal cruelty made his first court appearance this afternoon. Edward Bailey appeared in Recorder's Court where a Columbus Police Officer testified the man said he bit "Annie" because the…

A Beautimous Wednesday!

High pressure sets up beautiful weather for us today and Thursday as we'll enjoy loads of sunshine and low humidity. Get outdoors and enjoy it if you can. Daytime highs will hit…

Jimmy Carter Hospitalized After Fall At Home

(CNN) - Former president Jimmy Carter is in the hospital after falling in his Georgia home. He suffered a minor pelvic fracture in the Monday night accident. His spokesperson says he will recover at home. It marks the second…

Pleasant Weather Through Thursday

  The cold front has pushed through taking all of that oogie weather with it and allowing a much nicer setup over the next few days. We can expect a pleasant forecast…

Expert Insight for Children Online Safety

As the new school year is in full swing, many students receive their first cell phones. Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) CEO and Founder, Stephen Balkam gave us some tips for how parents can…

Clearing, Cooler; Weekend Rain?

A cold front is working its way through the area this morning, putting an end to chances for rainfall for the near term. Clouds will decrease, winds will increase, and temperatures won't rise…

Severe Weather Threat Over for Area

The severe weather threat for our area has ended as stronger storms have been confined to the Florida Panhandle and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Rainfall will still be likely over the…

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