Yolanda Amadeo

Yolanda Amadeo

Chief Meteorologist Yolanda Amadeo is dedicated to providing viewers with coverage you can count on at WALB. She holds the prestigious American Meteorological Society's (AMS) Seal of Approval. She currently serves on the AMS Board on Pre-College Education and the 2009 AMS Minority Scholarship National Committee. She's a past member of the Broadcast Board of the AMS. Yolanda is a graduate of Jackson State University with a bachelors of science degree in atmospheric sciences and she holds a bachelors of science degree in speech communications from Florida State University. She's a recipient of the 2007 National Mark Trail Awards in promoting weather safety through weather radios. In 2007, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. presented her a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding achievement, service and public distinction. In 2004, Yolanda was honored and recognized as one of Southwest Georgia's "Steel Magnolias" in the Women Making Magic Event. In the community, Yolanda has been involved with a number of organizations including the Southwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross as a volunteer and board member. She is a teacher favorite, visiting many schools to share her enthusiasm for weather with children. Active in her church, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, she serves as a lector and member of the Parish Council.

Recent Articles by Yolanda

Wetter and colder

Warm 70s and wet ahead of colder air

Weekend mostly dry

Unsettled weather returns Friday

Rain arrives Friday

Warming Trend Underway

Gradual Warming Trend

Staying dry and slowly warming

Colder air greets December

Near Perfect Thanksgiving Day

Rain returns Wednesday

Rain returns before Thanksgiving

Weekend rain and cooler temps

Weekend rain likely

Rain Saturday, dry Sunday

Dry until the next cold front

Staying dry and warming-up

Rain ends and temps rise

More rain before the weekend

Clouds and rain returning

Arctic blast invades SWGA

Arctic front arrives next week

Wet and colder before the weekend

More rain before the weekend

Briefly wet with mild 70s

An amazing fall weekend

An early taste of Winter

Rainy weather continues

Fall is back!

Rain and storms quickly move out