Strong to severe storms expected today; everything you need to know

All of Southwest Georgia is under a slight risk for severe storms, which is a two out of five...
All of Southwest Georgia is under a slight risk for severe storms, which is a two out of five risk level. Primary threats include a 15% chance of damaging winds, a 5% chance of flash flooding and a 5% tornado chance.(Source: WALB)
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 10:30 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 12:29 PM EST
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The WALB First Alert Weather Team has declared a First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday.

All of Southwest Georgia is under a slight risk for severe storms, which is a two out of five risk level.

Primary threats include a 15% chance of damaging winds, a 5% chance of flash flooding and a 2% tornado chance.

One to two inches of rain is expected, with some areas potentially getting more than that.

Winds will gust past 40 mph even before the storms arrive.

Here is a list of weather resources:

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

  • WALG 1590 AM broadcasts WALB news and weather
  • Hear our weather forecasts on the new RETRO - FM, 102.1
  • NASH FM 104.5 WKAK airs WALB’s meteorologist forecasts.

If you have any severe weather damage in your area, you can send photos and videos below when it is safe to do so.