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Here is a tree that fell on a two-story home because of high winds
Source: National Weather Service

ER-0 Tornado Enters Cobb County

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

On Jan. 12, a tornado touched down in Paulding county and crossed to Cobb, making it the first tornado and major storm in Georgia of the new decade, and around one of the 30 to 40 tornados that Cobb county...

Wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk helping a koala to safety. At least 25,000 koalas have died in the past month. (Photo by David Mariuz)

Australia’s Deadly Wildfires have Killed 1 Billion Native Wildlife Animals

Daphni Torres, News Editor January 22, 2020

Throughout the course of over a month since December of 2019, Australia has been experiencing severe wildfires caused by record-breaking temperatures and drastic periods of drought.  A natural...

Damage caused by tornadoes that swept through the southeast, injuring dozens. (Photo by Alicia Devine.)

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer March 25, 2019

On March 9, catastrophic tornadoes hit major cities in Alabama, Florida and even parts of Georgia. These tornadoes caused massive injuries and killed at least 23 people in total. They were caused by severe...

Residents of a North Forsyth neighborhood awoke to a pleasant surprise of snow on Saturday morning.

Winter Report — Massive Snowstorm Shakes up East Coast

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer March 1, 2016

On the weekend of January 22nd, a major blizzard swept through the East Coast, dumping snow over 60 million people, all the way from Massachusetts to Georgia. Shepherdstown, a city in West Virginia, got...

El Nino goes into affect quickly, already starting the process that may kill thousands. The storm is caused by the red line (heating of the water) and effect the whole planet.

El Niño 2015 May Be The Largest One Yet

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

If you are not aware of El Niño, you will be soon. After 18 years, the infamous El Niño is returning, but this time, possibly twice as strong. Preparations are being made. “El Niño” is a global...

The northern mountains of Georgia are a spectacular sight no matter what type of weather covers them. Despite the heavy wind, light cloud cover, and forty degree temperature, the view over Georgia still demands appreciation.

Cloudy Over Georgia

Ben Strube, Online Design Editor April 8, 2014

Two inches caused the end of days.

Snowpocalypse

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer February 10, 2014

The 28th of January sparked an utter fear of fluffy white powder in the North Atlanta area.  The day before, newscasters had pronounced that there was little to no chance of snow within the vicinity. ...

Flooding from Cyclone Cleopatra in Sardinia has damaged roads, bridges, and buildings, and has lead to the death of multiple people

Cyclone Cleopatra

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer November 22, 2013

On Monday September 18th, heavy rains hit the Mediterranean island of Sardinia and killed 17 people. In a span of 24 hours, there was about half the amount of average rainfall for a year. Severe flooding...

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