Scott Roberts, WSAV News 3

Scott Roberts

WSAV News 3

Savannah, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Help your family, neighbors

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Throughout Hurricane Preparedness Week, Storm Team 3 has been highlighting how you and your family can prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Monday’s topic was developing an evacuation plan. Tuesday focused on creating a hurricane survival kit. Wednesday talked about checking your insurance coverage. Thursday’s topic focused on preparing your home. […] → Read More

Strong and severe storms possible Wednesday afternoon through evening

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — After an extremely active Tuesday afternoon, another round of severe storms is expected for Wednesday. The primary threat from any severe storms that develop will be damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph. Even outside of thunderstorm activity, Wednesday will be a breezy afternoon. Isolated tornado development is also possible. […] → Read More

Severe weather possible for the Coastal Empire, Lowcountry Thursday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Strong and severe storms are possible in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry Thursday afternoon. While the overall risk is medium, it will be a day for you to stay weather aware. THE THREAT: As a strong system sweeps through the southeast tonight, numerous severe thunderstorms and tornadoes have been reported. This […] → Read More

WSAV NOW Weather: South Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Sunday, Mar. 6 through Saturday, Mar. 12 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in South Carolina. Each day this week will focus on a different aspect of severe weather. … → Read More

New weather satellite to launch, improved imagery and forecasts

SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) — Satellite weather and solar observations are about to be improved by the launch of the latest in a series of weather and environmental satellites. On 4:38 pm March 1, 2022, the GOES-T will be launched into space from Cape Canaveral, FL. GOES is short for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. The first […] → Read More

Winter Olympics weather: How Beijing will combat little snowfall

February is so dry with little snow, to solve this problem, snow will be manufactured for outdoor events. → Read More

Below freezing temps forecast for Savannah area; know the 4 ‘Ps’

As a strong storm system treks along the East Coast this weekend, extremely cold conditions are expected in the Southeast. Our lows in the Savannah area this Sunday will be in the lower 20s. → Read More

Will it snow in Savannah? No, but freezing rain expected this weekend

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — A late-week storm system will bring the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry rain and the possibility of winter precipitation Friday and into Saturday. Right now, a strong cold front is making its way though the Ohio Valley to the lower Mississippi River valley. This front will be moving through the southeast Thursday […] → Read More

No snow for Savannah, but how will South fare winter storm?

As a strong area of low pressure swings through the southeastern states this weekend, some portions of the region will have to deal with snow, sleet and freezing rain. → Read More

WSAV NOW Weather: Comet Leonard becoming visible from Earth

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — A newly discovered comet will be making its closest pass to the earth and sun mid December 2021. Comet Leonard was discovered by Greg Leonard at the University of Arizona on January 3, 2021 and is named for him. This comet was previously unknown to astronomers because of its orbital shape […] → Read More

WSAV NOW Weather: Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow rolls into Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The 11th annual Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow was held Thursday at the Georgia Tech Savannah Campus highlighting the use of clean and alternative fuels for logistics and transportation. Panels of experts from manufacturers, utilities and users talked about the types of fuels that are alternatives to traditional fossil fuels. An advancement […] → Read More

WSAV NOW Weather: Why were early November 2021 tides so high?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — During the first weekend of November 2021, high tides along coastal Georgia and South Carolina were abnormally high which lead to coastal flooding. There were several reasons as to why the high tides became such a concern for us. To understand why they were so high, first, we’ll talk about what […] → Read More

Strong to severe storms possible in the Coastal Empire & Lowcountry Thursday

no iframe support! SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — As a strong cold front sweeps across through the southeastern United States, severe storms may develop in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry Thursday afternoon. As of mid-morning Thursday, some showers are already moving into the region. Most of the rain that Storm Team 3 is tracking is light […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: Hurricane Sam continues to intensify, Teresa dissipates

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Tropical activity in the Atlantic basin remains very active with now the nineteenth named storm forming Friday evening with Teresa. Meanwhile, hurricane Sam in the central Atlantic continues to gain strength with two more tropical waves to watch for even more development. Tracking Sam Hurricane Sam became a major hurricane early […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: T.S. Sam forms in the Atlantic, watching two tropical waves for development

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season remain very active and we now have the eighteenth named storm of the season. Tracking Sam Tropical depression Eighteen formed in the central tropical Atlantic Wednesday evening, and it has continued to organize and strengthen overnight into a tropical storm. As of 11 a.m., Tropical storm […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression 18 forms, Peter & Rose holding onto depression status

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — On the Atlantic, there are now three tropical depressions to track. Peter and Rose became tropical storms over the weekend and are now weakening. Now as of Wednesday evening, tropical depression Eighteen formed in the eastern Atlantic. Tracking T.D. Eighteen A strong tropical wave that moved off of the coast of […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: Odette become post tropical, watching two areas for more development

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Over the past few days, the Atlantic has been active as far as tropical systems and areas to watch for the potential for more tropical development. Tracking Odette Tropical storm Odette formed Friday evening off of the east coast of the U.S. and as it moves to the northeast, it has […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: Three areas to watch for potential tropical development

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor three tropical waves in the Atlantic basin for the potential of developing into tropical depressions or tropical storms in the coming days. Tropical Wave #1 The first tropical wave is a broad area of low pressure located to the northeast of the Bahamas. On […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: Four areas to monitor for tropical development in the Atlantic basin

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — September 10th was the statistical height of hurricane season and there are now four areas in the Atlantic basin that the NHC is monitoring for potential development. The first one in the southwestern Gulf has the best chance of developing over the next couple of days. As the upper-level winds become […] → Read More

Tracking the Tropics: T.S. Larry likely to become a hurricane tonight

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Tropical Depression Kate has continued to fall apart and is now a remnant low. Tropical Storm Larry is becoming more organized, stronger and is expected to become a hurricane as early as tonight. Tropical Storm Larry Tropical depression 12 strengthened into tropical storm Larry Wednesday morning. This system started out as […] → Read More