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Tropical Depression Beryl spinning over the Georgia-Florida state line. (Image:

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 A Storm Brews In The...

May 28, 2012

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 30th

As we round through April and head straight into May, the thermometer will continue to rise higher and higher and signal the coming season of Summer. A weak upper-level trough will trigger some thunderstorms on Tuesday...

April 30, 2012

Looking Back at April 27, 2011

On the anniversary of significant weather events, it is difficult not to look back and ponder Mother Nature's appetite for destruction. From the Blizzard of '93 to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, weather continues to impact...

April 27, 2012
Surface weather map for Monday, April 16, 2012.  (Courtesy: NOAA, NWS, and the HPC)

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 16th

Over one hundred tornadoes touched down over the nation's heartland last weekend, and the same weather system that spawned the twisters is headed our way. Luckily, the system has lost most of its severe weather punch,...

April 16, 2012
Photo courtesy of user "Mary"

Warmest March On Record

It’s half-way into April, but the air temperatures are 10 to 15 degrees cooler than they were last month!!! Check out the readings from throughout the state during one of the warmest spring months on record. Data...

April 11, 2012
Surface weather map for Monday, April 9, 2012.  (Courtesy: NOAA, NWS, and the HPC)

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 9th

Goodbye, summer temperatures and hello, spring! The abnormally early heat wave broke, and now we are experiencing pleasantly cool temperatures. We will even see overnight-lows dip into the 20's and 30's for some areas...

April 9, 2012
I am a member of the American Meteorological Society, and I am also a Boy Scout Weather Merit Badge Counselor.

Scouts: Earn Your Weather Merit Badge!

During my free time, I am honored to volunteer as a Weather Merit Badge Counselor to the local Cub, Boy, and Girl Scouts. For the past few years, I have taught the Weather Merit Badge at various Boy Scout Jamborees, and...

April 4, 2012
Storm Reports for Tuesday, April 3, 2012.  Courtesy of the Storm Prediction Center.

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 2nd

Is it April or is it August? It's easy to confuse the two as 80 degree temperatures dominate the first half of the week. In fact, Atlanta set a record high temperature of 87 degrees on Tuesday, April 3rd. Luckily, a...

April 3, 2012
Surface weather map for Monday, March 26, 2012.  (Courtesy: NOAA, NWS, and the HPC)

This Week In Georgia Weather - March 26th

Goodbye winter and hello spring! Although it will feel much warmer than spring in many areas of Georgia this week as high pressure continues to give us the beautiful, almost summer-like weather. Temperatures will remain...

March 26, 2012
The 1st Place Trophey for the InVenture Prize.  Photo: GPB.

Tune Into The InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech!

While I usually keep an eye on the skies in this blog, today I'm focusing on superstar students at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Out of 150 teams, 6 groups have been chosen as the finalists in The InVenture...

March 12, 2012