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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.


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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
200 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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

1. Satellite and surface data indicate that the area of disturbed
weather near Hispaniola still lacks a well-defined surface
circulation. However, thunderstorm activity continues to show
signs of organization and environmental conditions are favorable
for the development of a tropical depression or storm today or
Sunday. This system is forecast to move west-northwestward over or
near the southeastern Bahamas today, and over or near the central
Bahamas on Sunday. Heavy rains and gusty winds are expected to
continue over Puerto Rico and Hispaniola today. Winds to tropical
storm force and heavy rains are expected to spread over the
southeastern Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and the Central
Bahamas through Sunday. These rains could cause life-threatening
flash floods and mudslides, especially in the mountainous areas of
Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter
aircraft is scheduled to investigate the system this morning.
Interests in the Turks and Caicos and all of the Bahama Islands
should monitor the progress of this disturbance, since tropical
storm watches and warnings could be required with little advance
notice.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...80 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.

Forecaster Brown


Last updated at: 8/23/2014 7:28:03 AM ET
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