Fri., May 31, 2013 5:00am
State and federal officials are using these final days before the Atlantic hurricane season begins Saturday to urge Georgians at along the coast and beyond to prepare. NOAA forecasters are predicting an above-average season with 13 to 20 named storms and six major hurricanes.
Tue., May 22, 2012 2:45pm
Chatham County residents won't be getting 'voluntary' hurricane evacuations anymore. Emergency management officials there are getting rid of the term 'voluntary' and replacing it with 'early' and 'recommended' evacuations. The meaning hasn't changed. But officials believe the new wording will give residents more urgency as a storm approaches.
Thu., August 25, 2011 9:42pm
Hurricane advisories span along the eastern seaboard as Irene approaches the U.S. The powerful storm system remains a threat to coastal Georgia despite remaining well off-shore.
Thu., August 25, 2011 3:33pm
Hurricane Irene is moving closer to the U.S. main land. A particularly large weather system, Irene’s impacts will extend well beyond the center of the storm. Coastal flooding and high surf advisories are in effect for coastal Georgia.
Wed., June 1, 2011 7:53am
Forecasters are predicting an "above normal" Atlantic hurricane season, which opens Wednesday. State officials hope coastal Georgians take that as a cue for preparation.