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Statewide (GA) Tornado Drill Set For Friday 9AM EST

There will be a statewide Tornado Drill Friday morning at 9AM EST. Per Columbus Fire & EMS Emergency Management and Homeland Security, the EAS warning sirens will sound in our area as part of the statewide drill. The "All Clear"…

Storms Rip Through East Alabama and West Central Georgia

Strong to severe storms raced through the area during the afternoon and early evening hours Tuesday producing damaging winds as they moved west to east. Since last Wednesday, we had today listed as a day that our First News Weather…

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…

Weekend Severe Weather Possible

Clouds will increase throughout the day Thursday as our next storm system approaches from the west. Showers and storms will return late Thursday into Friday with some of them being strong to severe to our west. I don't see a…