Now Tropical Storm Irma is making impact in the Southeast. Now is the time to be informed. NewsON has local TV stations covering Florida, Georgia, Alabama, the Carolinas and more. No matter where you are in the United States, you can stay informed with the latest storm developments from one of these trusted local TV stations. Mark one or more of these stations as a favorite in the NewsON app or Roku channel for easy access to local coverage.
Here are our affiliate stations covering areas impacted by the storm:
WPLG – Miami, FL
WPBF – West Palm Beach, FL
WPEC – West Palm Beach, FL
WFLA – Tampa, FL
WFTV – Orlando, FL
WESH – Orlando, FL
WKMG – Orlando, FL
WJXT – Jacksonville, FL
WFOX – Jacksonville, FL
WJAX – Jacksonville, FL
WEAR – Pensacola, FL
WTOC – Savannah, GA
WJCL – Savannah, GA
WALB – Albany, GA
WTVM – Columbus, GA
WSB – Atlanta, GA
WFXG – Augusta, GA
WSFA – Montgomery, AL
WBRC – Birmingham, AL
WBMA – Birmingham, AL
WIAT – Birmingham, AL
WVTM – Birmingham, AL
WIS – Columbia, SC
WCSC – Charleston, SC
WPDE – Myrtle Beach, SC
WMBF – Myrtle Beach, SC
WSOC – Charlotte, NC
WBTV – Charlotte, NC
Know what’s going on in the path of the storm. Stay safe, alert, and informed from local TV news stations.
No matter how tough the news cycle may seem, we can always count on our affiliates to share positive, uplifting, and sometimes absolutely ridiculous stories that make us laugh. Check out these stories from local TV stations that made us say “Seriously?” in August.
Yes, this cow’s spots make him look like Gene Simmons from KISS – KTRK.
This officer was just trying to leave, but a goat jumped on his patrol car…twice – KPRC.
It’s Not Delivery. It’s Digiorno pizza all over an Arkansas interstate – KTRK.
Is it a dog or a purse? This woman wasn’t too sure – KTRK.
This guy adds a little flair to his golf swing – WDAM.
A cat becomes famous for running across the field during a Cardinals game, is named “Rally Cat” for being the team’s good luck charm, and then runs away – KMOV.
But then don’t worry, after a social media frenzy, “Rally Cat” was found – KMOV.
Hurricane Harvey is quickly moving towards the Texas coast and intensifying. Meteorologists are predicting massive impacts with strong winds, storm surge, and heavy flooding. Make sure you know what is going on in your area by keeping up with local updates from your local TV stations. NewsON has coverage from the following stations that are in areas where Hurricane Harvey will make an impact:
Harlingen, TX: KGBT
Lake Charles, LA: KPLC
Baton Rouge, LA: WAFB
Here are the local stories we’ve been watching today from our affiliates.
Chicopee, MA. A 53-year old Massachusetts woman’s life changed this morning when she woke up the only winner of the second largest Powerball jackpot in history, $758.7 million. WCVB and WFXT have continuing coverage.
Charleston, SC. Today an active shooter and hostage situation took place in a downtown Charleston restaurant involving a disgruntled employee. One victim died and the shooter was injured. WCSC has what we know so far about the situation.
Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coasts. Hurricane Harvey continues to strengthen in the Gulf of Mexico, and is predicted to make landfall Friday night. This storm has the potential to become a category 3 hurricane. Preparations are being made and KGBT, KSAT, WOAI, KABB, KTRK, KPRC, KPLC, WAFB, WDSU, and WVUE have the latest on the storm’s developments.
Our team just got a little bigger with our newest addition, Product Operations Manager, Adam Day. Adam’s previous experience includes working as a Service Engineer with Microsoft, Senior Content Solutions Engineer with Verizon, and an Audio and Video Engineer with both Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and BBC. Adam has studied at Exeter College where he received an Associate’s degree in Engineering Science, Anglia Ruskin University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Audio and Music Technology, and WGU Washington where he is currently working on his second Bachelor of Science in Data Management and Data Analytics.
Fun Facts about Adam:
-He’s lived in some pretty cool places: England (Exeter, Cambridge, and London), Los Angeles, Washington DC, and he currently lives in the Seattle area.
-He’s been into mountain biking since he was 14 years old. Some of his favorite places to bike include Washington state trails managed by Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Vancouver, BC’s North Shore, Squamish, BC, and Whistler, BC.
-He’s about to get married! Congratulations, Adam!
We are very excited to have Adam join the NewsON team, and we’re excited to see the positive impacts he makes here.