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 tropical rain

A rather soggy week

Rain likely the next 7 days

More rainy/stormy days ahead

Active, rainy weather the next 7 days

Wetter weather for the holiday

A lot of haze, heat and humidity

Weekend hazy, hot and humid

More evening storms

One more stormy day

More rain and storms

Unsettled a few more days

More scattered storms for the week

Summer heat rises

Heat is on for the weekend

Rising temps with little rain

Quiet and hot through the weekend

A mid-June treat

A few delightful spring days

Drier days ahead

Gradually drying out

A few more rainy days

An unsettled week

Rain likely the next 7 days

A wet weather pattern

Scattered showers/storms returning

Rain chances rise

Mostly dry until rain later this week

A few more rainy days

More rain for the week