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Surface weather map from NOAA and the NWS.

This Week In Georgia Weather - February 27th

Spring is right around the corner, and the temperatures will also be spring-like throughout the week (think 70's and 80's!!). However, don't expect sunshine and rainbows during this time period; cloudy skies and...

February 27, 2012
Dr. Warren Washington is a chief scientist at UCAR and a senior scientist at NCAR (PHOTO: UCAR).

Dr. Warren M. Washington: Atmospheric Researcher and Living Legend

February is Black History Month, and it is also a wonderful time for me to spotlight a remarkable atmospheric scientist and climate researcher. His name is Dr. Warren M. Washington, and his contributions to the...

February 20, 2012
Surface weather map from NOAA and the NWS.

Students Ask: How Do Meteorologists Predict The Weather?

Today’s post is a continuation of my communication with Ms. Jordan’s 6th Grade Science Class at South Central Middle School! South Central MS is located in Emerson, Georgia, in Bartow County. They are very curious to...

February 15, 2012
Surface weather map for Monday, February 13, 2012.  (Courtesy: NOAA, NWS, and the HPC)

This Week In Georgia Weather - February 13th

It's finally starting to feel like winter again! An arctic air mass moved into the state over the weekend, causing temperatures to drop over 30 degrees and potentially damaging many fruit crops. Wintry mix will also be...

February 13, 2012
"The Wedge", a weather pattern characterized by a pool of cold air.  Image couretsy of GeorgiaWeather.net.

This Week In Georgia Weather - February 6, 2012

The mild winter conditions continue, even through the second week of February. Nevertheless, a wedge of cold air has set up over the northeastern corner of the state on Monday, keeping temperatures 5 to 10 degrees...

February 6, 2012
Dr. Scott the Paleontologist talks about hurricanes. (IMAGE: The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.)

Dinosaur Train - Hurricane!

The fourth episode of “Dinosaur Train – Weather Week” is titled “Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace/Rafting the Cretaceous”. In this episode, the rain and wind begin to pick up, and Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon begin to worry...

February 3, 2012
Don and Buddy discover that the weather's been very dry lately. (IMAGE: The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.)

Dinosaur Train - Drought!

The third episode of “Dinosaur Train – Weather Week” is titled “Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest”. In this episode, the Pteranodon Family notices that the weather has been extremely dry for...

February 3, 2012
The kids learn about forest fires. (IMAGE: The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.)

Dinosaur Train - Forest Fire!

The second episode of “Dinosaur Train – Weather Week” is titled “The Forest Fire/The Lost Bird”. In this episode, a lightning strike from a nearby thunderstorm causes a forest fire to burn near Pteranodon Terrace. To...

February 2, 2012
Mom and kids experience their first earthquake. (IMAGE: The Jim Henson Company. All rights reserved.)

Dinosaur Train - Earthquake!

The first episode of “Dinosaur Train – Weather Week” is titled “Episode 207: The Earthquake/Nursery Car”. In this episode, the Pteranodon Family meets Penelope Protoceratops, who lives in an area that gets a lot of...

February 1, 2012

Dinosaur Train Weather Week - February 6th through 10th!

Every year, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City celebrates Severe Weather Awareness Week during the first week of February. This year, Dinosaur Train is getting into the act with "Weather Week", an entire...

February 1, 2012

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