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Federal Storm Aid Being Offered To 39 GA Counties

President Barack Obama has signed a declaration ordering federal aid for 39 Georgia counties that were impacted by an ice storm in mid-February.

03/06/2014

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Gov. Deal Outlines Severe Weather Response Plans

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January.

03/04/2014

Patrons walking past the Eisenhower Tree.  (credit:  David Cannon/Getty Images)

Augusta Ice Storm Puts An End To Eisenhower Tree

The Eisenhower Tree, so much a part of Augusta National that not even a sitting U.S. president could have it taken down, was removed from the 17th hole this weekend because of damage from an ice storm, the club said Sunday.

02/16/2014

File photo of a couple celebrating Valentine's Day. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Sheriff Cancels Valentine’s Day As Ice Slams South

A sheriff in northeastern Georgia said he was canceling Valentine’s Day because of the bad weather, telling men they were off the hook for the romantic gifts their partners may be expecting.

02/14/2014

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At Least 7 Hospitalized In Ga. Sledding Crashes

Emergency responders say at least seven people have been hospitalized in sledding accidents throughout Georgia.

02/12/2014

Traffic is light during the afternoon commute on Feb. 12, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Over 200,000 Customers Without Power In Georgia

Power outages have risen sharply in the early morning hours on Wednesday as ice began coating trees and power lines.

02/12/2014

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Survival Tips for the 2014 Winter Weather Storm

The first major winter weather storm of 2014 left Georgia in a state of frenzy. Many were left trapped in traffic for multiple hours, children stuck in schools overnight, and some people were even left […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2014

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 10:  A snowy and icy view of I-20 in Atlanta is visible from a Marta train after a snow storm on January 10, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency because of snowfall and ice across Atlanta and Georgia. A winter storm stretched across the Southeast as freezing rain and sleet followed on the heels of a heavy snow that blanketed the region.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Atlanta Area Braces For Ice Storm; 4 Die In Texas

The city dodged the first punch of a dangerous winter storm Tuesday, but forecasters warned of a potentially “catastrophic” second blow in the form of a thick layer of ice that threatened to bring hundreds of thousands of power outages and leave people in their cold, dark homes for days.

02/11/2014

Travel advisory signs along I-85 South warn drivers of upcoming hazardous driving conditions on Feb. 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

‘Catastrophic’ Winter Storm Could Cause Widespread Power Outages For Days In South

In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a potentially “catastrophic” winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days.

02/11/2014

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Georgia Power’s Tips On Preparing For And Making It Through An Outage

With the impending ice and snow storm set to hit the metro area, Georgia Power spokesman Brian Green offered these suggestions to prepare for and deal with an outage: – Charge your cel phone batteries […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2014

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