Mon., April 15, 2013 9:00am
Forecasters say two tornadoes touched down in Georgia during a recent storm system, damaging homes in western and north Georgia. No serious injuries or deaths were reported.
Wed., April 10, 2013 12:00pm
Forecasters say strong to severe thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon into Friday morning across Georgia. The National Weather Service said the storms are expected mainly in the form of a squall line with damaging winds.
Fri., February 8, 2013 4:23pm
Volunteers are making one final push Saturday to clean up the remaining debris in Adairsville after a tornado last week tore through part of the city.
Mon., February 4, 2013 10:02am
The mayor of Adairsville says more than 1,000 volunteers helped with tornado cleanup in the north Georgia city this weekend. Volunteers arrived Saturday and Sunday to chop up trees and remove debris left from a tornado Wednesday.
Fri., February 1, 2013 9:03am
Authorities believe a tornado swelled to 900 yards wide -- more than four times the width of the Georgia Dome -- as it tore across northwest Georgia for nearly 22 miles. National Weather Service officials said the Wednesday twister had an estimated peak wind speed of 160 mph when it slammed into Adairsville.
Mon., March 5, 2012 9:05am
The Paulding Northwest Regional Airport is closed indefinitely after severe weather mangled 19 aircraft and left the hangar in shreds. Meanwhile, students are expected to return to Poole Elementary School Monday, where part of the roof was ripped off and a wall was damaged when the twister swept through Friday night.
Thu., February 23, 2012 4:48pm
Preliminary numbers from the National Weather Service show 95 tornadoes nationwide in January alone. Compare that to 16 last year, including twisters spawned by storms walloping north Georgia, and a three-year January average of just 12 storms. But meteorologists say lots of activity early in the year doesn’t mean much.
Thu., February 23, 2012 7:58am
Dozens of homes were damaged by a storm that rolled through northwest Georgia late Wednesday night, toppling trees and knocking out power to thousands of customers.
Wed., February 8, 2012 10:00pm
Recent weather disasters, including the floods of 2009 and tornadoes in April 2011, highlight the importance of preparation before periods of severe weather.
Mon., January 23, 2012 7:17am
A tornado watch covered several counties in western and central Georgia as storms moved into the state from Alabama. Georgia Power spokeswoman Carol Boatright said there were about 750 customers with storm-related outages statewide early Monday, about 400 of them in northwest Georgia.