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

Unsettled through the weekend

Weekend rain likely

More beneficial rain

Welcomed rain for several days

  Relief is on the way

Heat relaxes, rain returns

Heat eases, rain chances return

Some relief by the weekend

Heat eases and rain chances return

Late May Heatwave

Holiday weekend dangerously hot

Holiday weekend dangerously hot

Summer-like heat building

Temperatures heating up

Summer-like with virtually little rain

Only a few pop up showers

Mostly dry and getting hotter

Smooth sailing as temps rise

Several rounds of rain

Wetter weather is on the way

Warm/dry stretch continues

Staying dry but heating up

Weekend rain with a few strong storms

More rain coming for the weekend

More active weather late week

Tranquil but unseasonably warm

Lots of sun with a touch of summer

An awesome weekend!

Overnight rain but no storms SWGA

Warm and rain free until Friday