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

Warming with very little rain

Warming and staying dry

Taste of fall and rainfree

Slightly cooler temps and dry

Slowly cooling as rain returns

Relief from the heat

Welcome October - Fall delayed

Fall heat wave one more week

Highs in the 90s and dry

High heat and virtually no rain

Heating builds and rain stays away

No fall chill as temps rise

Dry through the weekend

Fall is in the air

Drier and cooler

More heat before a big cool down

More clouds than rain over the weekend

Tropical trouble for the weekend

Weekend rain likely

A few dry days before weekend rain

Tracking Hurricane Dorian

Drier air for the week

Drier with warmer 90s

Drier air arrives midweek

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