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

  Quiet and warm early week

  Severe storms possible Saturday

  Several rounds of rain and storms

  One more sunny day before storms roll in

  Warmer and wetter through the week

  Last cold snap of the season

  Spring-chill into the weekend

  Late season cold front brings chilly temps

  More storms before the Easter Chill

  Rain starts Tuesday

  Weekend warmth and storms

  Spring storms possible Friday

  Warmth holds as rain and storms return

  Tracking more rain into SGA

  Unsettled weather returning

  More clouds and cool through the weekend

  Unseasonably cool through the weekend

  Thursday - First Alert Weather Day

  Severe weather likely Thursday

Several rounds of severe weather

  Severe Threat Wednesday into Thursday

  Last weekend of winter

  A taste of spring through the weekend

  Warm/dry stretch continues

  Conditions improve through the weekend

  Rain briefly returns this weekend

  Another rainy night, drier tomorrow

  Soaking rain Tuesday

  Weekend warm and mostly dry

  Clouds returns with very little rain