First Alert Weather Day declared for Wednesday

First Alert Weather Day declared for Wednesday
First Alert Weather Day (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - WALB News 10′s First Alert Chief Meteorologist Yolanda Amadeo has issued a First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday.

As hurricane Sally’s impact reaches farther inland, tropical-storm-force winds from 39 to 57 mph are possible west of I-75.

Heavy rain may lead to flash flooding from 3 to 5″ with isolated higher amounts of 5 to 10″ especially in areas along the Alabama and Georgia line.

Slight risk of severe storms has expanded east into South Central Georgia. This includes a 5% chance of a tornado, damaging wind gusts and a 20% chance of flash flooding. #FirstAlertWeatherDay

Posted by Chris Zelman WALB on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Slight risk of severe storms has expanded east into South Central Georgia. This includes a 5 percent chance of a tornado, damaging wind gusts and a 20 percent chance of flash flooding.

Severe Thunderstorm Risk Categories
Severe Thunderstorm Risk Categories (Source: NWS)

Winds, heavy rain, downed trees and potential power outages are possible.

Heavy rain is possible all-day Wednesday.

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Below is a list of Albany radio stations that provide weather updates:

  • WALG 1590 AM broadcasts WALB news and weather.
  • NASH FM 104.5 WKAK airs WALB’s meteorologist forecasts.

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