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Chillier Air Invades

The intense band of storms that rolled through earlier in the day is now east of here, and moving farther away.   There may have been a tornado in Cusseta, AL as the squall line moved through early in the…

Alabama Agriculture Damage Cost

Hurricane Michael has caused Alabama almost 204-million dollars in agricultural damage. Cotton farmers suffered the greatest losses but the storm affected every portion of agriculture. More than 200-thousand cotton acres in damage equal almost 108-million dollars. Peanut losses are…

President Trump Lands In Georgia

President Trump and the First Lady, Melania, tour the damage of Hurricane Michael left in the southern part of the United States. The Trumps landed at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia around 4 P.M. EST. While…

MEXICO BEACH DAMAGE

Hurricane Michael all but erased the small community of Mexico Beach, Florida about 20 miles east of Panama City Beach. Some homes are reduced to mere concrete slabs and others in shreds. Rescuers and residents struggled today to get…

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,…

EF0 Tornado Touches Down in Opelika

An EF0 tornado touched down in the southern part of Opelika Saturday night. The storm first touched down shortly before 6 p.m. CST near the intersection of Columbus Pkwy. and McCoy St. Trees and power lines were downed on…

Storms Return This Weekend

A quieter evening in the thunderstorm department will be had; that is in the wake of yesterday's madness.   While a stray thunderstorm will be on the loose, most areas will start off this weekend with good ol' fashioned heat…

Columbus Government Center Closed

Workers were cleaning up a big mess Monday morning at the Government Center in downtown Columbus after a water pipe burst and flooded offices. A City of Columbus statement said the flooding made "the building not useable today". City…