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Temps Surge To 80 Friday Before Plummeting This Weekend

After a foggy start Thursday, we'll warm up nicely with a mix of clouds and sunshine. Temps surge to 80 on Friday out ahead of our next cold front. Cooler temps and breezy conditions will arrive behind the front Saturday…

Rain & Storms Returning, Here's What You Need To Know

A soggy morning commute is likely as an area of showers and storms will move from west to east through the area during the morning hours Wednesday. The severe weather threat looks rather unimpressive with a…

Tornado Confirmed In Harris County, More Storms On The Way

The National Weather Service spent the day investigating damage caused by Tuesday's strong to severe storms that rolled through the area. They found that the storm damage in Opelika was caused by straight-line winds and NOT a tornado. They estimated…

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…

New Tornadoes Confirmed Late Wednesday

Survey teams from various National Weather Service offices continued their investigations on potential area tornadoes on Wednesday and confirmed several more in Alabama and Georgia. Take a look at the latest numbers: -Chief Meteorologist Connect + Follow Matt: Facebook Twitter…

Thursday Evening 1 Minute Forecast

Showers and storms will make a return later this evening with heavy rain possible overnight into Friday morning. Additional rounds of showers and storms, some of which could be severe, will arrive over the weekend--we'll have the latest for you…

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…

Thursday Night's Storm Threat

Our pattern will turn much more active around here with several rounds of showers and thunderstorms possible, the first of which arrives late Thursday into Friday morning. We may see some severe weather in western Alabama during the day Thursday,…

Your 1 Minute Weather Webcast

We've reached a week straight of high temps at or above 70 degrees making this the 3rd longest streak in January history for Columbus. The streak will continue over the next few days, but our pattern turns much more unsettled…