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It's Severe Weather Preparedness Week In Georgia- Tuesday Tip

WATCHES vs WARNINGS Know the difference between a watch and a warning. A severe thunderstorm WATCH means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms to develop. A severe thunderstorm WARNING means a severe thunderstorm has been detected and there is an…

Storms Return To The Forecast Tomorrow

After a relatively chilly weekend, we're back on the weather roller coaster with a quick rebound in temps today as highs reached into the 70's. Your First News weather team is tracking a cold front to our west that looks…

Deal proclaims February 3 as "Falcons Friday"

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal today proclaimed February 3 as “Falcons Friday” ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl LI faceoff between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. The governor encouraged state employees and all Georgians to show their support…

Our Local Groundhog-Chattahoochee Chuck-Sees His Shadow

Around 10 AM, Chattahoochee Chuck wandering outside after a cup of coffee and looked for his shadow. (scroll through pictures above) WLTZ First News camera's captured the very moment around 10:02 AM. While he seemed disappointed because he shadow was…

Warmer Temps Return

If you missed the 60's and 70's...you won't have to wait much longer after a several day hiatus. We'll settle on the other side of an area of high pressure over the next few days bringing…

Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

The NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA is looking for a strong communicator and journalist to co-anchor weeknight 10pm newscasts and report original content on-air, online, and via social media platforms. If you are confident and dynamic on-camera and are personally…

Weekend Forecast: January Temps To Stay

January has been missing for weeks, but just before the month comes to an end, January shows up. Colder air continues to filter into the Southeastern US as our jetstream has turned out of the northwest compared to out of…

Local Pancake Breakfast to Benefit "Curtis House" in Opelika

Opelika native, Jeremy Gray, began "Elevate Your Grind" (EYG) in 2015. An effort to spread positivity and purpose, EGY promotes a healthy lifestyle through mind, body and spirit. Gray's next mission is to develop the Curtis House,…

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Handy

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In the wake of Erin Andrews' shocking announcement of her battle with Cervical Cancer this fall, WLTZ's Mallory Hagan caught up with Dr. Kendall Handy, OBGYN, of Midtown Medical Center for health and screening…