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Absentee Ballots Diverted Around Storm Damage

Absentee Ballots Diverted Around Storm Damage

 

The Air Force Times by Karen Jowers

In the wake of Sandy’s wrath, and at crunch time before the election, absentee ballots from overseas voters are being diverted from John F. Kennedy International Airport to U.S. Postal Service hubs in Chicago and San Francisco, a Military Postal Service Agency official said.

Air Force, Guard Bases Assess Post-Storm Damage

Air Force, Guard Bases Assess Post-Storm Damage

The Air Force Times by Jeff Schogol

The Air Force started picking up the pieces Tuesday after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast, drenching New Jersey and New York City and leaving millions of people without power.

In New York, the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard is using an HC-130 to survey the damage to Long Island, said Eric Durr, a spokesman with the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs.

Houston County Under Heat Advisory Wednesday

Houston County Under Heat Advisory Wednesday

A heat advisory is in effect for much of Middle Georgia this afternoon. Highs will be around 100, and the heat index (how hot it feels) should range from 105-110. Make sure you stay hydrated if you must be outdoors today. Isolated afternoon storms should develop later, bringing some of us a little relief. --David Ernst, WMAZ Meteorologist

Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

RELATED | See where to park for the Robins Air Show

PHOTOS | Blue Angels Arrive at Robins AFB

Wind Advisory Thursday

Wind Advisory Thursday

 Hang on to your hat!! A wind advisory is in effect from Noon to 8 p.m. today for sustained winds of 10-20 mph, with gusts to 30 mph.

That's according to 13WMAZ's meteorologist David Ernst.

How to add an event to 13WMAZ's community calendar

How to add an event to 13WMAZ's community calendar

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Red Cross of Central Ga. Deploys for Hurricane Irene

The Red Cross of Central Georgia moves volunteers, vehicles and supplies in order to respond to what is predicted to be the largest storm to hit the East Coast in more than 70 years.

Photos: A watch on the beaches in Jacksonville.

That's according to a Red Cross news release.

 

A hurricane watch has been issued for the North Carolina coast and the Red Cross has opened shelters in the state as evacuation orders go into effect.

In addition, more than 200 Red Cross mobile feeding vehicles are heading towards the coast to help people in the path of the storm, the release says.