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UPDATE: Schools, organizations closing due to severe weather threat

Severe Weather

Updated: 01/30/2013 - All seven branches of the Boys & Girls Clubs in the area are closed. Richmond County Deputy Superintendent Tim Spivey says all after-school programs, including athletic games and practices, have been canceled for Wednesday evening.

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Flooding rains, high winds, tornadoes possible

Severe Weather

Updated: 01/30/2013 - Emergency management officials say the large storm front blacked out thousands in Arkansas and has caused scattered power outages in northern Mississippi.

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Parts of Southeast digging out from snow

Winter weather

Posted: 01/18/2013 - Weather warnings and advisories were issued Thursday for sections of Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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Ga. officials preparing for black ice overnight

Winter weather

Posted: 01/17/2013 - The same weather system left parts of Alabama beneath 4 inches of snow Thursday and areas of northwest and north Georgia were under winter storm advisories for most of the day.

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US roasts to hottest year on record by landslide

Heat

Posted: 01/08/2013 - The average temperature was off the charts at over 55 degrees. That's a full degree warmer than the previous record of 1998. Normally, temperature records are broken by about a tenth of a degree.

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US Airways waiving fee for flight changes

U.S. Airways

Updated: 12/27/2012 - The airline is canceling the $150 charge for changing flights to and from 25 cities where there are flight delays and cancellations. The offer is available to travelers scheduled to fly Wednesday and Thursday.

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Snowstorm hits Rockies, heads to Midwest

Winter weather

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Drivers in Iowa and Nebraska are being warned to be careful or stop driving altogether starting Wednesday evening as the first major winter storm of the season heads into the central Plains.

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June 29, 2012 was SC's hottest day on record

Heat

Posted: 12/18/2012 - That record high was measured at the University of South Carolina. Weather experts reached that conclusion after doing detailed studies on several sites where temperatures were measured at 113 on that date.

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Strong earthquake strikes off northeastern Japan

A strong earthquake hit northeastern Japan on Friday. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 12/07/2012 - The Japan Meteorological Agency says the earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Miyagi prefecture at 5:18 p.m. (0818 GMT) Friday.

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NY mayor seeks more disaster aid for Sandy victims

Tropical depression

Posted: 11/28/2012 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to inject some urgency into getting tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid flowing to victims of Superstorm Sandy, but Congress seems reluctant.

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NJ's damage from Sandy nearly $37 billion

Tropical depression

Posted: 11/28/2012 - Gov. Chris Christie says Superstorm Sandy caused $36.8 billion in damage in New Jersey. Christie is requesting that amount, which is greater than his state's entire yearly budget, from the federal government.

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Power outages reported from overnight storms

Power Outage

Updated: 11/15/2012 - The power outages caused by overnight storms in our area are almost all fixed. Jefferson Energy's website is reporting one customer without power. SCE&G is reporting that one customer is out of power in Edgefield County.

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More power outages in the Northeast

Power Outage

Posted: 11/08/2012 - More than 750,000 homes and businesses, mostly in New Jersey and New York, are in the dark. That's down from a peak of more than 8.5 million following Sandy.

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New storm bears down on Sandy-battered NYC, NJ

Posted: 11/07/2012 - A nor'easter is threatening New York and New Jersey with a repeat of the misery Superstorm Sandy brought last week. Thousands of people in low-lying neighborhoods swamped last week are being warned to clear out.

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EPA grants 16 states clean gas waivers after Sandy

Tropical depression

Posted: 10/31/2012 - The Obama administration is temporarily waiving some Clean Air Act requirements in 16 states and the District of Columbia to reduce fuel disruptions from Superstorm Sandy.

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Superstorm Sandy - Noon Update

Tropical depression

Updated: 10/31/2012 - The remnants of Sandy are weakening over Pennsylvania. The storm has lost its initial punch but continues to impact the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

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