Tue., November 22, 2011 5:41pm
The National Weather Service says there's a chance of severe storms hitting north and central Georgia. A storm system was moving into the state on Tuesday. Severe thunderstorms could sweep through metro Atlanta Tuesday night as cooler air collides with the warm air mass that sent pre-Thanksgiving temperatures to record levels.
Tue., September 6, 2011 8:05am
Twisters and heavy rains were the result of slow-moving remnants of Tropical Storm Lee that pushed through the northern portion of Georgia. State emergency officials say nearly 100 homes were damaged in north Georgia’s Cherokee County from severe weather that moved through Monday.
Thu., September 1, 2011 8:37am
Georgia's state climatologist says extreme drought conditions have now spread into north Georgia and cover most of the state south of the mountains. Climatologist David Stooksbury says all of Georgia's counties are now classified as being in moderate, severe or extreme drought.
Wed., August 31, 2011 7:47am
The Army Corps of Engineers has raised the drought level on three lakes on the Georgia-South Carolina state line. The Anderson Independent-Mail reported that corps officials have reduced water discharges from the three reservoirs on the Savannah River.
Mon., July 11, 2011 8:41am
Fire information officers say rain helped slow the huge Honey Prairie Fire on the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge during the weekend. Rich Phelps, an information officer for the Okefenokee fires, says the area received up to half an inch of rain on Saturday.
Mon., June 20, 2011 10:10am
Rain over the weekend helped to knock-back the massive fires burning around the Okefenokee Swamp. An official with the Georgia Forestry Commission says as much as an inch of rain fell early Saturday on one fire west of Waycross and a separate blaze near the juncture of Ware, Brantley and Charlton counties.
Tue., May 17, 2011 1:17pm
Most of middle and south Georgia is rated as being in moderate to severe drought, and the state's climatologist isn't holding out hope for improvement soon.
Thu., December 16, 2010 8:44am
Drivers in north Georgia are urged to use extreme caution this morning with many roads and bridges still covered with patches of ice.
Sat., January 30, 2010 10:47am
The wintry mix moving through north Georgia yesterday has now shifted south
Thu., January 21, 2010 12:01pm
Portions of Georgia are getting drenched with moderate to heavy rainfall th