Category: Weather

Near Record High Temps Persist Throughout Georgia, Nationwide

If you’re wondering where the fall weather is, you’re probably not the only one. Near record-high temperatures continue to be recorded in Northeast Georgia and across the state. The hot weather is here to stay for the next two days at least until a cold front pushes its way through the state late Thursday evening. After…

How Hurricane Matthew Compares to Recent Hurricanes

Governor Nathan Deal ordered an evacuation of six coastal counties this morning in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew’s landfall. According to the National Hurricane Center, the latest update says Matthew has sustained maximum wind speeds of 140 miles per hour, making it a Category 4 hurricane. This would be the first Category 4 hurricane of this…

Hurricane Matthew: Area Hotels Full

People migrating north to escape Hurricane Matthew are filling hotels in places like Athens, Georgia. Grady Newsource called hotels in the area to see which ones still had open rooms. We found out that hotels in this area are full through the weekend. Below is a list of hotels who have no available rooms. We…

Hurricane Matthew: I-16 EB Lanes Closed

Georgia Department of Public Safety has now confirmed all East Bound highways are closed because of the imminent threat of Hurricane Matthew. The lane closing starts at mile marker 32. A 511 operator recommended  that those traveling in RV or campers should use the Atlanta Motor Speedway when traveling. The U.S National Hurricane Center has extended…