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Currently in Columbus as of

  • 92°(Feels like 102°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: WNW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:08
  • Sunset: 20:18
  • Humidity: 54%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Auburn as of

  • 90°(Feels like 97°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: NW @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.20 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:09
  • Sunset: 19:20
  • Humidity: 56%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Ft. Benning as of

  • 92°(Feels like 103°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: VRB @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:07
  • Sunset: 20:17
  • Humidity: 59%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in LaGrange as of

  • 94°(Feels like 113°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: W @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.16 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:07
  • Sunset: 20:19
  • Humidity: 63%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Thomaston as of

  • 91°(Feels like 101°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NNW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.16 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:04
  • Sunset: 20:15
  • Humidity: 56%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Columbus
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Auburn
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Ft. Benning
92°
LaGrange
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Thomaston
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    Columbus police have established a crime scene at a home on Gould Street after a reported shooting. More>>

    Computer security breach at Columbus UPS Store

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    Attwood Recalls Kayak and Watersports Storage Hanger

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    About 10,000 Kayak and Watersports Storage Hangers are being recalled. Attwood, the company that makes the product says the length adjustment buckles release unexpectedly, causing the item being stored to fall and injure people nearby. No injuries have been reported.Consumers are advised to stop using the product and return it to the store where the item was purchased for a full refund or replacement.Model number 1191... More>>

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    Update: Smiths Station school evacuated after gas leak

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    Opelika police will not release report, video of officer-involved shooting

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    Fort Benning: Louder than normal heavy weapons training this week

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    Residents in the Chattahoochee Valley area can expect to hear louder than normal weapons training this week, More>>

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    • Hottest days of the year coming

      Hottest days of the year coming

      Thursday, August 21 2014 4:05 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:05:11 GMT
      The showers and storms we saw last night are long gone. Left behind is a building high pressure that is going to dominate our forecast over the coming days. This high pressure will be centered over Mississippi and provide us with a sauna-like westerly wind, which will heat things up quickly today. Highs this afternoon are expected to climb into the mid-90s with only a stray shower or storm to help cool a select few of us off.
      The showers and storms we saw last night are long gone. Left behind is a building high pressure that is going to dominate our forecast over the coming days. This high pressure will be centered over Mississippi and provide us with a sauna-like westerly wind, which will heat things up quickly today. Highs this afternoon are expected to climb into the mid-90s with only a stray shower or storm to help cool a select few of us off.
    • Excessive heat in the forecast

      Excessive heat in the forecast

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:42:04 GMT
      The forecast is still in line, with the hottest conditions, so far this year. The last time we had this duration of several days of excessive heat was through June 17th-21st. The highest reading so far this year is 97°. We will likely surpass this by Friday. The upper level circulation rotating around the eastern side of the ridge will subside as the ridge builds farther east, so the intensity of these MCS's, (Mesoscale Convective System or long lived storm systems) we've experienced twice on...
      The forecast is still in line, with the hottest conditions, so far this year. The last time we had this duration of several days of excessive heat was through June 17th-21st. The highest reading so far this year is 97°. We will likely surpass this by Friday. The upper level circulation rotating around the eastern side of the ridge will subside as the ridge builds farther east, so the intensity of these MCS's, (Mesoscale Convective System or long lived storm systems) we've experienced twice on...
    • Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

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      Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state.
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    • Baby, mother killed in Columbus house fire

      Baby, mother killed in Columbus house fire

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:59:04 GMT
      A mother and her baby were killed in a house fire in Columbus early Thursday morning.
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    • Cousin arraigned in murder of Russell County teen

      Cousin arraigned in murder of Russell County teen

      Friday, August 15 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:24:22 GMT
      Christian Grissom, accused of killing his 19-year-old cousin in Russell County on August 8, made his first Alabama court appearance Friday after returning from New York.Christian Grissom, accused of killing his 19-year-old cousin in Russell County on August 8, made his first Alabama court appearance Friday after returning from New York.
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