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Chrissy Warrilow is thrilled to serve the state of Georgia as a member of the GPB New Media Team and as a meteorologist. After growing up in Alpharetta, Chrissy graduated from Georgia Tech in 2007 with her degree in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Chrissy’s experience includes internships with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City, Cumulus Radio in Atlanta, and WGCL-TV CBS Atlanta. She is a member of the Metro Atlanta chapter of the American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association, as well as the Iota (Georgia Tech) Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Fraternity for College and University Bands.

Recent Blog Posts

Hurricane flags, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard
Talking Up A Storm

First Hurricane of the 2011 Season

The first hurricane of the season was named over the weekend! Hurricane Irene formed on Saturday, August 20th at 7pm Eastern Daylight Time, about 190 miles east of Dominica. As of 11 am Friday,...

August 22, 2011 - 9:46am
The Tornado Intercept Vehicle, courtesy of Green Screen Films and Graphic Films
Talking Up A Storm

Beat The Heat With An IMAX Movie!

Back to school season is almost here and many people are scrambling for last-minute summer fun activities. If your idea of "summer fun" includes seeing a flick, I recommend heading into your local...

August 4, 2011 - 12:54pm
Talking Up A Storm

Next Tropical Cyclone: Emily

Fresh off the heels of Don is Tropical Storm Emily! Located about 350 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tropical Storm Emily formed just east of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Ocean -...

August 1, 2011 - 4:30pm
Talking Up A Storm

Say Hello Tropical Storm Don!

The National Hurricane Center has just named the next tropical cyclone of the 2011 season! Tropical Storm Don formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, July 27, and he is located about 755 miles...

July 27, 2011 - 1:45pm
Visible satellite imagery of Hurricane Dean from August 18, 2007.
Talking Up A Storm

A Hurricane By Any Other Name Would Still Be As Stormy

In “Tropical Disturbances, Depressions, and Storms: Oh My!”, I highlighted the spectrum regarding the four main tropical weather features. Of the four, only two will receive names: tropical storms...

July 26, 2011 - 11:34am