1 week ago
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Rare April tropical storm forms in the Atlantic

This afternoon Tropical Depression One was upgraded to Tropical Storm Arlene, becoming the first named storm of the Tropical Season.  Arlene is relatively rare as it is only the second April tropical storm on record during the satellite era in the Atlantic Basin.  Winds are currently up to 40kts.  Don’t expect Arlene to be much […]
3 weeks ago
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Salvation Army provides shelter during storms

The salvation army is open for shelter in Macon. It's located on 2312 Houston Ave.
Schools closed
4 weeks ago
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School Closings on Wednesday, April 5

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The severe weather threat is prompting closures across Middle Georgia on Wednesday, April 5. Make sure you are weather aware on Wednesday by watching 41NBC, using your severe weather radio, or signing up for weather alerts from the 41NBC News app or the 41 First Alert Storm Team app. School Closings: Bibb […]
4 weeks ago
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Be Prepared – Severe Weather Returns Wednesday

MACON, GA. (41NBC/WMGT) – The Storm Prediction Center has included much of Middle Georgia in a Moderate Risk for severe storms on Wednesday. This means that scattered to numerous severe storms are expected throughout the day. This system has the potential to be stronger than Monday’s severe weather event. WHEN: It looks like there could […]
4 weeks ago
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Monroe County recovers from severe storm

The severe storm Monday afternoon hit Monroe County hard. It had turned into a weak, driving drizzle, but the reaction to the damage was strong. "I came back out and that tree was down, that tree had fallen," said Mary Persons student Whitney Ray.
4 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Monday’s Severe Weather Threat in Middle Georgia

MACON, GA. (41NBC/WMGT) – We are continuing to watch a storm system to our west in Alabama this morning. A cold front is firing up showers and storms, some of which may turn severe. There is already a Tornado Watch in effect for southeastern Mississippi and southwestern Alabama. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued […]
4 weeks ago
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Severe Weather in Middle GA Monday

Good Sunday evening! After a great weekend of weather for the end of the Cherry Blossom Festival we are jumping straight into spring severe weather season.  Very strong storms are forecast to be in the area tomorrow, mainly by afternoon.  As everything looks right now all modes of severe weather will be possible, especially damaging […]
1 month ago
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Severe Storms Possible Overnight

MACON, GA (41NBC/WMGT) – Good morning, Middle Georgia. A large low pressure system is currently moving east across the United States. This storm system spawned tornadoes in Texas earlier in the week. The system now has a comma-like structure, indicating that the cold front (stretching from central Illinois to southern Louisiana) is starting to overtake […]
3 months ago
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Groundhog Day Predictions: Groundhogs vs. Meteorologists

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Happy Groundhog Day! Today is the one day that Americans await a forecast prediction from an animal rather than a meteorologist. The old folklore says that if the groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. Meanwhile, if there is no shadow, there will be an early […]
3 months ago
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NWS surveys show 5 tornadoes in Middle Ga., count expected to climb

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has been working hard the past few days and this evening have released the latest findings on some of the tornadoes that moved through Middle Georgia over the weekend.  More damage surveys are scheduled for Tuesday, but as of Monday night here are the results of the survey: […]