Andrew Gorton, WTOC11

Andrew Gorton


Albany, GA, United States

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Past articles by Andrew:

How the coronavirus could impact Coastal Empire farmers

The coronavirus is impacting all of our daily lives, including those responsible for making sure we have food in the agriculture industry. → Read More

How to see the ISS tonight

The ISS will be highly visible Thursday night. → Read More

Nationally touring Late Model Series returns to Georgia this weekend

One of the nation’s biggest dirt racing series is hitting the track in Glynn County this weekend. → Read More

Racing returns to Oglethorpe Speedway Park

Racing returns to Oglethorpe Speedway Park this weekend. → Read More

Police investigate after 1 dead, 2 injured in 37th Street shooting

Savannah police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. → Read More

First Alert: Rainfall continues, flooding possible

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Sunday and Monday are First Alert Weather Days: Rainfall continues this afternoon with temperatures holding in the 50s. Even though the rain hasn’t been too heavy yet, almost all of our roadways are damp, please be careful if you have to get out and drive. Heavier rain moves in tonight into early Monday morning. The wind will also pick up tonight. The strongest wind gusts… → Read More

First Alert: Rain could cause flooding through Monday

Sunday and Monday are First Alert Weather Days. → Read More

Weekend storm system: Wind and rain on the way

Sunday is a First Alert Weather Day, but there is still some dry time before the rain moves in! → Read More

3 people displaced after trailer fire on Ogeechee Road

Three people have been displaced after a trailer caught fire on Ogeechee Road. → Read More

First Alert Weather Day: Storms possible Friday night

Friday has been dreary and damp, but we will see a slight warm up this afternoon. A warm front will lift north, bumping up our temperatures into the 50s. → Read More

GSU professor helps preserve National Marine Sanctuary

A Georgia Southern professor is helping to protect Georgia's marine life sanctuary. → Read More

Chilly night, Freeze Watch in effect

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The weather is simply beautiful this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s along with plenty of sunshine. We will cool quickly this evening, with temperatures falling into the upper 40s by 8 p.m. Dress warm if you have evening plans! > A Freeze Watch (light blue) will be in effect late tonight into Sunday at 8 a.m. Temperatures could get close to… → Read More

Public meeting being held to discuss Canal District Master Plan

The public is invited to talk about water supplies and street plans for the Canal District. → Read More

Humberto to strengthen into a Hurricane

Humberto is a strong Tropical Storm with max sustained wind up to 70 miles per hour. Humberto will likely strengthen into a hurricane Sunday night before turning east and heading out to sea. Locally our impacts are limited to increased rip currents, 3-4’ waves and slightly higher than astronomical tides. > Humberto is a strong Tropical Storm and will likely strength into a hurricane late… → Read More

Near-record heat returns Sunday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Our weekend is a scorcher with temperatures in the mid 90s, feeling close to 100 degrees Saturday afternoon. Clear skies continue into the evening, with temperatures falling into the upper 80s by sunset. It will be hot in Statesboro for the Georgia Southern game, stay hydrated! If you have evening plans, it will be warm, but the weather won’t stop you from getting where… → Read More

Tracking the tropics: An update on what’s happening in the Atlantic

There are no current threats to the Coastal Empire or Lowcountry, but there are a few areas we are watching in the Atlantic. → Read More

Tropical Storm Dorian forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Dorian has formed in the Atlantic with maximum sustained wind at 40 miles per hour. This storm will continue to gain strength as it moves west, potentially becoming a Category One hurricane on Tuesday over the Lesser Antilles. This storm is a week away from any potential impact on the mainland U.S. which is not under a direct threat from this storm right now. I encourage you to… → Read More

Multiple fire services responding to fire on Castle Hall Road in Yemassee

The Yemassee Police Department is asking residents to use caution in the areas of Castle Hall and Frampton roads because of a fire. → Read More

Family concerned for safety of missing Beaufort County woman

Brittany Hobart, 26, was last seen Thursday at about 8 p.m. in the area of Full Sweep in Palmetto Dunes Plantation on Hilton Head Island. → Read More

On-duty Jasper County firefighter passes away

Jasper County Fire and Rescue are mourning one of their own after an on-duty fireman passed away. → Read More