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100 degrees: Augusta firefighters, police take precautions

...been stressed in both departments, which frequently work in the heat for lengthy periods.According to the National Weather Service, temperatures reached 100 degrees about 4 p.m. Friday in Au gusta, with an estimated heat index of 104...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-22/100-degrees-augusta-firefight
At 101, weather observer Richard Hendrickson gets service award

...any volunteer observer in the history of the National Weather Service.The Weather Service honored Hendrickson on...weather summaries for local newspapers.The National Weather Service's Cooperative Observer Program has 8,700...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-27/101-weather-observer-richard
Triple-digit temperatures, heat advisory possible this week for Augusta, South region

...change over the next few days and weeks.The National Weather Service in Columbia has already issued a hazardous weather...a heat advisory)," said Jeff Linton, a National Weather Service meteorologist.Thursday has the greatest chance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/triple-digit-temperatures-he
1 dead; 1 missing in SC floods

...around 10 p.m. Saturday and dumped 5 to 6 inches of rain in some areas before dissipating, according to the National Weather Service. Two people suffered minor injuries when their cars tumbled into a hole left when a small bridge was washed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/1-dead-1-missing-sc-floods
Summer heat sends more to area cooling centers

...centers too much," Tucker said of monitoring the facilities' usage in an e-mail.Monthly reports from the National Weather Service show the hottest day in Augusta for the summer was July 9, when temperatures reached 99 degrees.The thermometer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/summer-heat-sends-more-area-
Flood watch issued for most of region

...flood watch has been issued for most of east central Georgia and western South Carolina Sunday evening by the National Weather Service in Columbia.Georgia counties included Richmond, Columbia, Burke, McDuffie and Lincoln. South Carolina counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/flood-watch-issued-most-regi
Masters Week expected to start soggy, end sunny

Rain might put a damper on practice rounds Monday and Tuesday at Augusta National Golf Club, but the National Weather Service is predicting a sunny and dry final round to the Masters Tournament.See the forecastLate last week, the weather...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/wet-start-masters-week-expecte
Tuesday forecast for the Masters

...for Tuesday's practice round of the Masters Tournament is much improved compared to today. According to the National Weather Service, Augusta National Golf Club will see a slight chance of showers before 8 a.m. Tuesday and a slight chance...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/blog/tuesday-forecast-masters
National Weather Service issues winter weather watch

...coat before you leave the house Tuesday; the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Augusta and...to a warning as soon as this afternoon if the National Weather Service detects any spike in moisture in the area.Though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-26/national-weather-service-issu
Weather service issues SC heat advisory

COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of eastern South Carolina.The weather service says the warning about excessive heat will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/weather-service-issues-sc-he