Winter Weather Updates
Severe storms passing through north, central Georgia
Forecasters are warning of severe storms throughout north and central Georgia. The National Weather Service says strong storms and frequent lightning are expected throughout north and central Georg...
May 30, 2014 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cold snap could bring wind gusts of 40-45 mph
Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are expected in parts of north and central Georgia as a cold front sweeps across the region. Forecasters say even stronger gusts -- up to 45 mph -- are possible in a half...
March 12, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowstorm aid approved for Fulton but not Cobb, DeKalb
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Thursday announced federal disaster aid has been made available to Georgia to supplement state, tribal and local recov...
March 07, 2014 09:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton grapples with second ice storm
North Fulton cities are still assessing the costs of last week’s snow and ice. With their offices closed for the Monday holiday, numbers are unlikely to be tallied before the end of this week. “We ...
February 19, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry grapples with ice storm
Many Henry County residents braced themselves for power outages and damages during the ice storm that hit most of the region last week but “thankfully,” said county Chairman Tommy Smith, “damages w...
February 18, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta grapples with ice storm
Georgia Power was still in Winter Storm Pax recovery mode late last week as 198 Fulton County customers remained without power Friday, mostly in College Park where 186 households were in the dark, ...
February 18, 2014 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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ROUND 2: DeKalb grapples with ice storm
For many DeKalb residents, the phrase “under the weather” has taken on a new meaning in light of two snow storms that hit the area. Winter Storm Pax came through last Tuesday and kept most of the a...
February 18, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Cross seeking more blood donors following snowstorm
The American Red Cross announced Friday it is asking people to give blood or platelets to make up for the blood drives canceled due to this week’s storm. All blood donation centers opened Friday wi...
February 15, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb warming shelters to remain open until 10 p.m. tonight
The DeKalb Emergency Management Agency announces that shelters and warming centers will remain open until 10 p.m. tonight. The warming center is at the Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Road i...
February 13, 2014 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County government offices reopening Friday morning
Douglas County government and courthouse offices were scheduled to open Friday at 8 a.m. following the ice and snow storm of the past two days, the government reported on its web site. "The number ...
February 13, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sanitation collection will resume Friday
DeKalb County Sanitation will resume garbage collection Friday on a modified schedule. All residential customers with Tuesday scheduled garbage collection will be collected Friday beginning at 8 a....
February 13, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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County commissioners recognize Severe Weather Awareness Week
The Henry County Board of Commissioners recognized the importance of Severe Weather Awareness Week by issuing a proclamation last week encouraging residents to become more aware of severe weather s...
February 13, 2014 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding government offices opening Friday at noon
Paulding County government and courthouse offices were scheduled to open Friday at noon. Staff were asked to report at noon on Friday, "conditions permitting," the county's website reported. The Pa...
February 13, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thousands remain without power, but warmth on way
As crews worked to restore power to hundreds of thousands of Georgians, forecasters hoped warmer temperatures combined with a few rays of sunshine would improve ice-coated roads across the state. Y...
February 13, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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2,200 in Douglas, 800 in Paulding without power
GreyStone Power today reported 2,200 customers in Douglas County and 416 in Paulding were without power following the overnight snowfall. The outages, reported at 10 a.m., were a significant increa...
February 13, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglasville City Hall closed Thursday; city council meeting moved to Monday
Douglasville City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 13, due to inclement weather, the city announced in an email. "Despite the prediction of rising temperatures for Thursday afternoon, there is...
February 12, 2014 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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