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

Tropical Disturbances, Depressions, and Storms: Oh My!

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, May 28, 2012 - 1:43pm

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...

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 30th

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, April 30, 2012 - 11:52am

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...

Looking Back at April 27, 2011

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, April 27, 2012 - 8:37am

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...

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

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 16th

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, April 16, 2012 - 8:49am

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,...

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Warmest March On Record

Chrissy Warrilow - Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 8:50am

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...

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

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 9th

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, April 9, 2012 - 9:08am

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...

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!

Chrissy Warrilow - Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 12:36pm

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...

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

This Week In Georgia Weather - April 2nd

Chrissy Warrilow - Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 2:43pm

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...

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

This Week In Georgia Weather - March 26th

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, March 26, 2012 - 9:15am

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...

The 1st Place Trophey for the InVenture Prize.  Photo: GPB.

Tune Into The InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech!

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, March 12, 2012 - 6:16pm

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...


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