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A woman braves the weather during a heavy rainstorm. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImage)

Forecasters Warn Of Heavy Rain, Damaging Wind In Georgia

Forecasters say thunderstorms are expected to bring heavy rain and high wind to several parts of Georgia, including metro Atlanta.

11/23/2014

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Freeze Warning Covers Much Of Georgia

Forecasters on Thursday issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season moved into the state.

11/13/2014

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Cold Blast Heads To Metro Atlanta

It’s a little early for temperatures this cold, according to Meteorologist Ryan Willis, but he says it’s not out of the realm of possibility, obviously. Willis, with the National Weather Service office in Peachtree City […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2014

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Report: Small Planes Overturned Amid Storms In Ga.

Authorities have told a broadcast outlet that high winds overturned at least four small planes and damaged several others at a regional airport near Atlanta when strong weekend storms raked the region.

09/07/2014

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)

National Weather Service: Ice Storm Is ‘An Event Of Historical Proportions’

Emergency management workers in the Atlanta area were preparing to spring into action as rain — and temperatures — were falling early Wednesday, potentially leading to “catastrophic” ice conditions across the region.

02/12/2014

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

National Weather Service: Huge Amounts Of Ice Will Make Travel ‘Impossible’

National Weather Service forecasters say huge amounts of ice will make travel “impossible” in the hardest-hit areas.

02/12/2014

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

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)

Georgia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.

02/10/2014

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)

Incorrect Signs Warn Atlanta Drivers Of Storm

A little more than a week after snow trapped commuters in cars and children on school buses in metro Atlanta, state officials say they overreacted to information from federal forecasters and posted incorrect information on giant message boards over freeways, warning drivers of a new storm watch.

02/06/2014

Forecasters warn bitter cold will be accompanied by snow and freezing rain over much of Georgia. (Getty Images)

Snow And Ice Could Snarl Georgia From Atlanta To Savannah

The National Weather Service warns Atlanta, Americus, Columbus and Macon could see up to 2 inches of snow beginning midmorning on Tuesday.

WAOK-AM–01/28/2014

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