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Hurricane Hugo still haunts 25 years later

...how bad things were."Hugo remains the most damaging storm in the state's history, according to the National Weather Service.When the category 4 hurricane made landfall near Charleston on Sept. 21, 1989, it killed 27 people, caused over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/hurricane/2014-09-21/hurricane-hugo-still-haun
Temperatures cool down for fall

...weather, although Augusta was hit by a downpour Wednesday afternoon that included hail downtown. According to National Weather Service technician Al Moore, there's no chance of rain from Thursday to Monday.The summer has been particularly dry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/temperatures-cool-down-fall
Storm problems across Georgia

...several reports to the National Weather Service of trees and power lines down...managers and police told the weather service that trees were blown down in...reported in the fires.The National Weather Service predicts a continuing chance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/storms-cause-problems-across
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
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-
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. Meteor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-22/100-degrees-augusta-firefight
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...heat advisory)," said Jeff Linton, a National Weather Service meteorologist.Thursday has the greatest chance of...

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

...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 out in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/1-dead-1-missing-sc-floods
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 be in effect Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/weather-service-issues-sc-he
Augusta sees third-driest summer since 1871; Rainfall expected this week

...Augusta is 2.97 inches below normal.Rainfall is in the forecast for each day this week except Thursday.National Weather Service meteorologist Whitney Smith said the highest chances of showers and thunderstorms will be Tuesday and Wednesday as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/augusta-sees-third-driest-su