Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Several CSRA Counties

Severe Weather Alert graphic
Severe Weather Alert graphic

***UPDATED at 4:46 P.M. on Thursday, July 2nd***

Augusta, GA – Columbia County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Pam Tucker tells us that a tree is down on Hardy McManus Road at Halali Farm Road. There is possibly power lines down as well. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on the way to the scene. Please avoid that area when driving, if possible.

There is also a tree down on Walton Way in Augusta, which is blocking traffic.

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***POSTED at 4:19 P.M. on Thursday, July 2nd***

Augusta, GA – The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9:00 p.m. Thursday for several CSRA counties.

In Georgia, this watch includes the following CSRA counties:

Burke County
Columbia County
Lincoln County
McDuffie County
Richmond County

In South Carolina, this watch includes the following CSRA counties:

Aiken County
Bamberg County
Barnwell County
Edgefield County
McCormick County
Saluda County

Keep up with the latest weather advisories on WJBF.com. Also, stay tuned to WJBF News Channel 6 for the latest weather information. You can also keep up with the latest weather information on our Live VIPIR 6 Weather app for iOs and Android devices.

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