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EMA helping families prepare for disasters

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Macon-Bibb Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is participating in FEMA’s national and Georgia’s statewide campaign to help families prepare for any disaster. EMA will educate people through a series of educational meetings, local media coverage, and social media posts about how to be prepared ahead of a disaster, stay safe during a disaster, and recover as quickly as possible following a disaster.

“People should take action now to make sure their friends, family, and pets know how to remain safe during an emergency and how to quickly recover,” says EMA Director Don Druitt.

Central Georgia Weather Watches and Warnings

Central Georgia Weather Watches and Warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for portions of middle GA for this afternoon.

Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dooly, Dodge, Hancock, Houston, Jones, Laurens, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor, Telfair, Twiggs, Treutlen, Washington, Wheeler, Wilcox, and Wilkinson counties are in a Heat Advisory beginning today at 12pm through 8pm.

A Heat Advisory means a period of dangerous heat is expected. Hot temperatures mixed with high humidity creates high heat index values. Heat index values will likely reach near 105° this afternoon.

Report Macon Road Problems

Do you know of a problem with a road in your neighborhood? Bad potholes? Road falling apart? See, click and get it fixed!

Just click on this story and fill out the simple form. Your report will go to people who can get the problem fixed.

You can also see other reported problems in your community.

Monday Forecast

Monday Forecast

Monday Forecast

Monday Forecast

Flood warning continues for Ocmulgee River

Flood warning continues for Ocmulgee River

The Ocmulgee River in Bibb, Houston, Jones, Monroe and Twiggs counties is under a flood warning Tuesday until late tonight.

The flood warning states that areas of the riverwalk will be under a foot of water.

That's according to the National Weather Service.

Friday weather forecast

Friday weather forecast

Today... Sunny with highs in the mid-to-upper 60s.

Tonight... Mostly cloudy with lows near 40.

Saturday... Partly cloudy with highs in the low 70s.

Saturday Night... Mostly cloudy with rain possible. Lows in the lower 50s.