Fri., April 12, 2013 6:53am
Powerful storms peeled the roof from a store, toppled a tree onto a home and knocked out power to thousands of residents. National Weather Service forecasters said possible tornadoes had been spotted in Tallapoosa and other areas in the region, and crews were planning to survey damage on Friday.
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.
Tue., April 9, 2013 11:00am
Forecasters say isolated storms are expected across much of Georgia late Thursday into Friday morning. The National Weather Service projects that the main threats from the storms will be damaging wind, large hail, heavy rain and lightning.
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.
Thu., January 31, 2013 11:00am
State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering tips to help Georgians file claims associated with the storm system that tore through the state Wednesday.
Tue., January 29, 2013 1:00pm
The National Weather Service says that as a cold front passes through Georgia on Wednesday, numerous thunderstorms will develop. Forecasters say the main concerns will be damaging winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning.
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.
Fri., September 9, 2011 8:57am
Authorities estimate that a tornado and strong storms in north Georgia inflicted at least $15 million in damage. Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Thursday that the damage estimate was preliminary and could grow as homeowners and insurers continue to assess the damage. He said property owners have filed nearly 4,000 claims.
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.
Tue., May 3, 2011 1:07pm
Governor Nathan Deal says he wants to review the state’s weather warning systems in the wake of last week violent storms. To do so, he may convene a task force to look into fortifying Georgia’s warning network.