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

  Little fanfare through midweek

  Briefly wet then drier and colder

  Rain returns early Friday

  Dry until Friday

  Rain ends but clouds linger

  Clouds clear but winter’s chill holds

  Rain ends but clouds linger

  Cloudy, wet and cool into the weekend

  Dry tomorrow, rain returns Thursday

  Dry through midweek

  Heavy rain may cause flash flooding

  Rain and storms kick off 2021

  Showers Thursday, severe threat New Year’s Day

  Rain likely into the new year

  Hold on to your umbrella

  Christmas Eve a washout

  Next weather makes impacts the holiday period

  Rain Thursday, then much colder

  Final weekend of fall

  Clouds clear for a brighter tomorrow

  Chilly and raw into early Thursday

Cool and wet Wednesday

  Midweek brings widespread rain

  Weekend rain likely

  Tracking rain for the weekend

  Temperatures rise into the weekend

  Cold tonight, warmer days follow

  Warming trend for the week

  A extended cool dry stretch

  Rain on the way