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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…

19 Days at 70+ Degrees and Counting in 2017

Our warm winter continues despite the fact that a cold front passed through the area Sunday night. High temps on the backside of the cold front still reached the low to mid 70's. With another 70 degree likely for most…

Extremely Rare Lunar Eclipse, Comet, Full Moon Combo Tonight

If you haven't made plans for your Friday night quite yet--here you go! Actually, if you've made plans for your Friday night, cancel them and head outside. An extremely rare combination of a full moon, lunar eclipse, and a comet…

Countdown Begins For The Winter Olympics In South Korea

South Korea today (Wednesday) marked the start of the one year countdown to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Despite recent political turmoil in the country, the PyeongChang Olympics will likely be well-organized and ready to go,…

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…

Severe weather on track for the weekend

More showers will kick in by Saturday morning with strong to severe thunderstorms developing Saturday afternoon that will continue through Sunday afternoon. One last slug of showers and thunderstorms will push in Sunday night and…