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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

Talking Up A Storm

Trouble In The Tropics?

Update: In addition to Tropical Storm Bret, Tropical Storm Cindy formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. However, Cindy formed well to the east of the United States and will...

July 17, 2011 - 6:08pm
Tropical Depression Beryl spinning over the Georgia-Florida state line. (Image:
Talking Up A Storm

Tropical Disturbances, Depressions, and Storms: Oh My!

Author's note: Due to the early start to the Hurricane Season this year, I thought it would be a great time to re-post this entry. Enjoy, and Happy Memorial Day! ~ Chrissy In my previous post, “If...

July 12, 2011 - 10:52am
Visible satellite imagery of the tropics
Talking Up A Storm

If A Storm Brews In The Tropics, Is It Really A Tropical Storm?

In my previous post about Tropical Storm Arlene, I mentioned that before Arlene had become classified as a storm, she was first a tropical disturbance and later a tropical depression. I also...

July 5, 2011 - 2:12pm
Tropical Storm Warning Flag (U.S. Coast Guard)
Talking Up A Storm

First Tropical Storm of the Season

Update: Tropical Storm Arlene formed on June 28, 2011 and dissipated on July 1st, 2011. Arlene generated peak maximum sustained wind speeds of 65 mph before making landfall near Cabo Rojo, Mexico,...

June 29, 2011 - 7:38am
Talking Up A Storm

Tour Through The Hurricane Hunters’ Airplane

Recently, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron of the US Air Force paid us a visit by flying their WC-130J into Falcon Field Airport, which is located in Peachtree City, Georgia. More commonly...

June 23, 2011 - 8:59am