Summer holds on in Georgia, as Hurricane Maria threatens Puerto Rico
3 months ago
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Summer holds on in Georgia, as Hurricane Maria threatens Puerto Rico

Good Tuesday Evening! As we head through the end of the week it looks like summer is going to be hanging on with highs in the upper 80’s and lower 90’s as well as summer like storm chances throughout the week.  We will see a small cool down as we head through the end of […]
3 months ago
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Three Named Storms Develop in the Tropics – Irma, Jose, Katia

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – As of Wednesday morning, there were three named storms in the Atlantic Basin: Hurricane Irma, Tropical Storm Jose and Tropical Storm Katia. Hurricane Irma remains the largest and strongest system. Still listed at Category 5 strength, the hurricane has maximum sustained winds of 185 mph with gusts of 225 mph. To […]
4 months ago
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Hurricane Harvey Approaching Texas Coastline, Schedule for Landfall Late Friday

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Hurricane Harvey will be the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States in more than a decade. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) describes a “major hurricane” as a Category 3 or higher, with winds of at least 111 miles per hour. Category 3 hurricanes are capable of producing […]
1 year ago
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Mandatory Evacuation of 6 Coastal Georgia Counties

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has issued a mandatory evacuation of six coastal counties. These counties include Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden. The six counties are located east of Interstate 95, along the Georgia coastline. There are several shelters activated across middle Georgia, however only two are open as of […]
1 year ago
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Contra-Flow Lanes Open on I-16 for GA Coastline Hurricane Evacuation

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – As of 10 a.m. this morning, the Georgia Department of Transportation has closed eastbound travel on I-16 between Dublin and Savannah. Eastbound lanes will be converted to westbound lanes (contra-flow lanes) in order to allow quick evacuation of the Georgia coastline ahead of Hurricane Matthew. To increase the flow and safety […]
1 year ago
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Hurricane Season – Tropical Update

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – June 1st marked the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs until November 30th. However, these dates are not strict parameters for tropical cyclone development; they are just a representation of the most active tropical months. At the beginning of the season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate […]
1 year ago
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Quiet evening, but storm chances linger

After a round of pop up thunderstorms this afternoon things are quieting down around the area.  Overnight conditions should be calm with a few clouds hanging around and humidity will stick around as well. By tomorrow expect another warm day with storms in the forecast by the evening. A little further to our south Hurricane […]
2 years ago
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Atlantic Hurricane Season

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Happy Wednesday, middle Georgia. Today is a big day – not only is it Hump Day (woop woop), but it’s also the first day of June and you know what that means… the start of meteorological summer & the Atlantic hurricane season! Wow, that was a mouthful. Summer doesn’t officially start […]