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APD blocks flooded streets

Flooding causes some street closures.

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MCLB-Albany designated 'StormReady'

MCLB-Albany met more than 30 criteria in six categories and demonstrated proficiency in each to prove itself StormReady.

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Flint River, area creeks at modest levels

Officials say Southwest Georgia waterways are nowhere near flood stage, despite recent rains.

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Heat wave brings sauna-like conditions to U.S. Northeast

The northeastern United States sweltered on Tuesday in a scorching summer heat wave, complete with stagnant, sticky air and no winds for relief, forecasters said.

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Storm forecasts cloud progress against deadly Arizona wildfire

Firefighters labored on Wednesday to extend their grip on a smoldering but still potentially lethal blaze in Arizona that killed 19 members of an elite “hotshots” crew in the deadliest U.S. wildfire tragedy in eight decades.

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Rain still predicted, but flooding chances low

Southwest Georgia officials say area rivers and creeks are well below flood stage.

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Flood watch set for area through Friday

The National Weather Service has set a flood watch for much of Southwest Georgia until Friday.

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Rain coming frequently in farm belt

After some dry growing seasons, Georgia farmers are getting plenty of moisture this year.

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No injuries reported in storms

In less than six months, Albany has surpassed rain totals for all of 2012.

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Firefighters make headway against deadly Colorado blaze

A deadly wildfire that has ravaged more than 400 homes, ranking as Colorado’s most destructive ever, roared for a fourth day through drought-parched timber on Friday near Colorado Springs, though authorities reported making some headway against the blaze.

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Heat-related deaths can be prevented

The No. 1 protection against summer heat-related illness and death is air-conditioning.

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Sumter hospital workers rally to back Oklahoma facility

Donations and a signed banner will be sent from an Americus hospital to hospital staffers in Moore, Okla.

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Monster tornado devastates Oklahoma town; death toll rises

A massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people with winds of up to 200 miles per hour that flattened entire tracts of homes, two schools and a hospital, leaving a wake of tangled wreckage.

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River waters receding in most areas

Officials in Lee County are still closely watching the Kinchafoonee Creek as surging waters flow in from the north.