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Wind Advisory Thursday

Wind Advisory Thursday

 Hang on to your hat!! A wind advisory is in effect from Noon to 8 p.m. today for sustained winds of 10-20 mph, with gusts to 30 mph.

That's according to 13WMAZ's meteorologist David Ernst.

Lightning in Laurens County

Lightning in Laurens County

From 13WMAZ Weather around 4:30 p.m. Thursday: About 80 lightning strikes in the past 15 minutes in the Laurens Co. vicinity.

More thunder near Milledgeville, Irwinton and Alamo.

If you have photos from today's weather, email them to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com and we'll feature them online.

 

Freeze Warning for Dublin Overnight

Freeze Warning for Dublin Overnight

The freeze warning is for the potential of sub-freezing temps overnight.  The warning is valid from 9 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. Tuesday.  

Canceled: St. Patrick's Irish Balloon Fest This Weekend

Canceled: St. Patrick's Irish Balloon Fest This Weekend

DUBLIN, GA.--The balloon fest that was to kick off Friday at the VA Hospital was canceled due to inclement weather.

I-16 Ramp Closure Delayed

I-16 Ramp Closure Delayed

The ramp closure scheduled this week for Exit 24 on I-16 are rescheduled for Friday through Sunday both east and westbound in Twiggs County.

 

The contractor is performing concrete pavement rehabilitation on I-16 on all lanes in each direction beginning at SR 96 (Exit 24) in Twiggs County, continuing through Bleckley County to a point east of SR 278 in Laurens County. 

See the detailed schedule:

 

·         Friday, February 17: I-16 eastbound and westbound ramps at Exit 32, beginning at 7 a.m. until 7 a.m., Saturday, February 18

·         Saturday, February 18: 1-16 eastbound on-ramp at Exit 27, beginning at 7 a.m. until 7 a.m., Sunday, February 19

Laurens County in Exceptional Drought

Laurens County in Exceptional Drought

Laurens County has turned to exceptional drought.

13WMAZ's Meteorologist John Boyer says the weekend rains should help.

Radar: Weather Update

Radar: Weather Update

11:10 a.m. radar. The tornado watch is still in effect, but no warnings at the time of this radar.