MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Yesterday, an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft flew into the Atlantic Ocean to analyze the tropical low near Venezuela. It was determined that the storm system had a closed circulation with 40 mph winds, and therefore it was upgraded to tropical storm status and given the name Bret. Tropical Storm […]
The National Weather Service confirms that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Wilcox County during Tuesday’s severe storms. From the National Weather Service: Rating: EF-1 Estimated Peak Wind: 100 mph Path Length /Statute/: 1.6 miles Path Width /Maximum/: 50 yards This tornado began in a Pecan orchard in western Wilcox County south of Bowen Rd […]
With scattered storms across Middle Georgia come slippery wet roads. Lieutenant Scott Davis with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office traffic division says pouring rain means something else pouring in on gloomy days.
MACON, GA. (41NBC/WMGT) – I’m sure you’re wondering why it’s so hot this week. There are two weather patterns working together to create hot and dry conditions. In the upper levels of the atmosphere, a ridge is building across the Midwest and east coast. In the lower levels of the atmosphere, there is a surface […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]