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Gov. Deal gets internal review back from Snowjam 2014

8:44 PM, Mar 4, 2014

After the first winter storm in January that turned into Snowjam 2014, Gov. Nathan Deal ordered an internal review and action plan from state agency heads.

Another Chance to see the International Space Station Fly Over Atlanta this Evening

5:15 PM, Feb 27, 2014

The International Space Station flies over Atlanta and north Georgia this evening.  Visibility will be good for viewing.

Governor asks for $43 million in federal aid after ice storm

7:04 PM, Feb 26, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has requested more than $40 million in federal disaster relief to help the state regroup from a winter storm earlier this month.

Smog chokes China as public, experts demand change

6:20 PM, Feb 26, 2014

China banned outdoor school sports and cookouts as it grappled with a fourth straight day of thick, choking smog, a pollution problem that a recent report says makes Beijing "barely suitable" for living.

Scientist: Build 'great walls' to protect US from ferocious tornadoes

5:34 PM, Feb 25, 2014

A physicist at Temple University says the threat of ferocious tornadoes across the central US can be diminished by building 1,000-foot high "great walls" across parts of the nation's midsection.

Rare 'river of the sky' clouds hover over Atlanta

12:33 PM, Feb 25, 2014

ATLANTA -- Rare clouds nicknamed "River of the Sky" greeted morning commuters in Atlanta Tuesday. The scientific name is Undulatus Asperatus.  

Gwinnett schools add 30 minutes to day to make up for snow days

2:13 PM, Feb 24, 2014

To make up for days missed during recent storms, Gwinnett Schools announced a plan Monday, including extending the school day by 30 minutes.

What does a "slight" risk of severe T-Storms mean?

10:05 PM, Feb 19, 2014

You often hear us reference a "slight, moderate or high" risk of severe weather on some of our weather maps.  What exactly does that mean?

Cobb County neighbors help ambulance in ice storm

2:46 AM, Feb 18, 2014

Some Cobb County residents say they are amazed at the huge reaction they've been receiving from all over the world after they helped free an ambulance from the ice last week.

State of Emergency extended for 15 counties

7:21 AM, Feb 15, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal extended until Wednesday the state of emergency declaration for 15 counties hardest hit by the ice storm.

More hurricane and tropical storm news
Tropics Outlook

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800 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Cristobal, located a few hundred miles northwest of Bermuda.

1. A weak area of low pressure near the coast of South Texas is
producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Significant
development of this system is unlikely before it moves inland over
South Texas and northern Mexico today.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent.

2. A tropical wave located over the eastern Caribbean Sea continues to
produce disorganized cloudiness and showers. Upper-level winds are
expected to remain unfavorable for development during the next
couple of days while the system moves across the eastern and central
Caribbean Sea. However, environmental conditions could become
conducive for some development when the system moves over the
northwestern Caribbean Sea on Sunday and into the southwestern Gulf
of Mexico early next week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.

3. A tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa on
Friday. Environmental conditions could be conducive for some gradual
development of this system while it moves westward at 10 to 15 mph
across the eastern Atlantic early next week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...30 percent.

Forecaster Brown

Last updated at: 8/28/2014 11:26:41 AM ET
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