Updated: 03/05/2007 - The destruction from the storms on March 1 looks bad from the ground, but from the sky, you really get a sense of the extent of the damage. News 12 rode along with Richmond County's Air-Med to get aerial footage of all the destruction.
Updated: 03/13/2007 - McDuffie County was hit hard by March 1's twister. The National Weather Service says the path of destruction is a quarter mile wide in some spots. Home after home have trees either in them or on them.
Updated: 03/05/2007 - Storms rolled through McDuffie and Warren Counties overnight, leaving severe damage in places. McDuffie County was hit by an F2 tornado. Gov. Perdue declared a state of emergency in nine Georgia counties, including McDuffie.
Posted: 03/02/2007 - The American Red Cross of Augusta has opened a shelter for individuals affected by the tornadoes at the First Baptist Church in Thomson, Georgia. This is made possible by the generous contributions of the local community.
Posted: 03/02/2007 - Due to last night's severe weather, Jefferson Energy Cooperative is reporting outages in the Thomson and Harlem areas. Line crews and customer service personnel have been called in for restoration efforts.
Posted: 03/02/2007 - Gov. Sonny Perdue issued an executive order today declaring a state of emergency in six Georgia counties after severe weather hit the state overnight. Gov. Perdue left Atlanta early this morning to personally inspect the damage.
Updated: 02/27/2007 - The new date for Daylight Saving Time is three weeks earlier than in previous years. The government is making the change to hopefully save energy. But as News 12 discovered, it's taking a lot of energy to change time.
Posted: 02/20/2007 - Whenever there is severe weather or a natural or man-made disaster, United Way 2-1-1 serves as part of a national network of agencies helping mobilize volunteers and linking community needs with available resources.
Updated: 02/05/2007 - 150 people joined StormTeam 12 meteorologist Adam Clark at Fort Discovery on Saturday for StormFEST 2007. Over 100 people became certified storm spotters, trained on how to spot weather warning signs.
Posted: 01/18/2007 - All eyes were on both the skies and the roads Wednesday night. Precipitation mixed with freezing temperatures were expected to spell trouble for drivers the next morning.
Posted: 01/10/2007 - Georgia's recent bout with Mother Nature highlights the importance of being prepared for severe weather. To educate citizens about preparedness, Severe Weather Awareness Week will be held February 19 - 23, 2007.
Updated: 08/16/2010 - Columbia County currently has a total of 187 citizens who are certified members of the "Community Emergency Response Team." CERT members are trained to help their neighbors and community in the event of an emergency or disaster.
Updated: 11/22/2006 - Sleet swept across the CSRA starting at around noon Tuesday, and some snow accumulated early in the evening. Due to the weather, Bamberg County School District 1 closed today at 1:30. Claflin University in Orangeburg also cancelled all evening classes.
Updated: 01/11/2007 - Our water supply is a delicate resource. Any pollution that reaches our streams and groundwater can cause problems with what you drink.
Updated: 10/23/2006 - More cold temperatures are on the way the next couple of days. Are you ready for the cold weather? 12 is On Your Side with what you need to know before you crank up the heater.
Updated: 10/20/2006 - The Beaufort Scale of Wind Strength
Posted: 10/09/2006 - Think air pollution, you probably think cities like New York, LA, Atlanta. But it's happening right here in Augusta, and affecting everyone around us. In fact, there's a meeting about our pollution in about a month.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - On Wednesday night, storms flooded Regina Hurston's south Augusta home. The water made a nasty mess, but also brought up an unwanted memory.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - One year ago, the nation experienced one of the worst natural disasters in history. Hurricane Katrina swept through the Gulf Coast, leaving damage and destruction in her path...killing hundreds and leaving behind unimaginable devastation.
Updated: 08/18/2006 - Meteorologist Adam Clark tells us how kids are staying active while playing it safe. It's August and it's hot, but kids need their exercise. At Euchee Creek Elementary they closely monitor the heat index.
Posted: 08/17/2006 - This year's hurricane season hasn't been much so far. That's a good thing, considering what happened last year. However, don't relax just yet.
Posted: 08/16/2006 - A drought means farm crops dry up and you can't water your lawn when you want to. Right now, Augusta sure could use some rain.
Posted: 08/14/2006 - Suburban growth, this year's generally dry conditions, and changes in land-use patterns are causing a rise in wildfire-related injuries and deaths in Georgia.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - The heat is nothing to take lightly. Nationwide, hundreds of people are hospitalized every year. So how can you avoid being one of those people and stay cool the rest of this summer?