High winds, rain riding into Athens as Hurricane Nicole moves through South

Wind gusts of up to 40 mph and heavy rain are expected Thursday in the Athens area after Hurricane Nicole moves north from Florida toward Georgia a...

November 16, 2022
5:20 PM

Wind gusts of up to 40 mph and heavy rain are expected Thursday in the Athens area after Hurricane Nicole moves north from Florida toward Georgia and the Carolinas. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory on Wednesday for Athens, noting high winds coming to the area by Thursday afternoon with gusts of 30 to 40 mph and possibly higher during the night hours and going into Friday. Storm news: Tropical Storm Nicole hits Bahamas with 70-mph winds. Florida expecting landfall as hurricane Winds gusts could be higher in areas of the state south of Eatonton and toward Augusta, according to the weather service.

Wayne Ford