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

More rain before cooler air arrives

Two cold fronts next week

Rainy Friday, drier Saturday

Wetter and warmer into the weekend

Gradually warmer and wetter

Fall arrives on a cool crisp note

Trending drier and cooler

More clouds than rain

Sally weakening, impacts continue

First Alert Weather Day

Tracking Hurricane Sally

Sally’s impacts on SGA

Tropical rain from Sally

Weekend rain likely

Wetter Weather Pattern

Wetter weather the next 7 days

Wetter weather for the week

Holiday weekend brings changes

Hot and dry until the weekend

No relief until the weekend

Drier and hotter weather

Drier and hotter

More rain then drier and hotter

Weekend rain likely

Wetter weather returning

Tracking Cat 4 Laura

Mostly dry and hot a few days

Drying out and getting hotter

Trending drier and hotter

Tropical moisture keeps SGA wet