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

Weekend rain likely

Wetter weather kicks off the weekend

Heating up with fewer showers

Scattered storms the rest of the week

Seasonably warm with scattered storms

Tracking weekend heat, humidity and rain

Tracking more rain over the weekend

Drier through Saturday then wetter

Showers and storms break heat wave

Heat wave breaks as cold front arrives

Dangerously hot and humid Tuesday

Another dangerously hot and humid day

Dog days of summer

Hot and Humid with Scattered Storms

Mini heat wave underway

Heating up with very little rain

Hotter and not as wet

Weekend rain but not a washout

Chances of rain the next 7 days

Typical Summertime Weather

Still hot and humid as rain chances return

Temps on the rise

Quiet weather pattern continues

Mostly dry into the weekend

Late July brings a refreshing change

Rather pleasant for late July

A midsummer treat SWGA

Rare July cold front brings more changes

Rain and cooler temps likely

July cold front brings wetter weather