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Winter Weather Awareness Week - Day 5 Winter Climatology

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, December 16, 2011 - 9:49am

Welcome to Winter Weather Awareness Week! The National Weather Service and I have partnered together to bring to you a series of videos to help you prepare for the winter season here in Georgia. Today is Day 5 of...

National radar image for Tuesday, December 27, 2011.  Image courtesy of WeatherTap.com

Students Ask - How Do Weather Radars Work?

Chrissy Warrilow - Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 12:07pm

Every year, I have the distinct joy of visiting the students of Ms. Jordan’s 6th Grade Science class as they study the unit of meteorology. Ms. Jordan is a teacher at South Central Middle School in Emerson, Georgia,...

Forecast temperatures for 7am Friday, January 13, 2012.  Image courtesy of Wright-Weather.com

This Week In Georgia Weather

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, January 9, 2012 - 1:07pm

An active weather pattern prevails this week as upper-level-low pressure systems spin out from the jet stream. It will seem that we will be dry, then wet, then wet some more, then dry for a day, and then wet again...

GFS Model Output for the surface precipitation on Saturday, January 20th.  Courtesy of Wright-Weather.com

This Week in Georgia Weather: January 17

Chrissy Warrilow - Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 10:49am

Well, well, well,.... the calendar "says" it's winter, but where is the winter weather?!! Not within the state this week, that's for sure! Rainy conditions and mild temperatures will stick around through the weekend...

Surface weather map for January 23, 2011.  Map courtesy of the NWS, NOAA, and the HPC.

This Week in Georgia Weather: January 23

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, January 23, 2012 - 5:18pm

This week's weather started off with a bang as thunderstorms rolled into the northern portion of the state on Monday. Thankfully, we missed out on severe weather that plagued Mississippi and Alabama, but we still...

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

Chrissy Warrilow - Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 9:21am

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...

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

Dinosaur Train - Earthquake!

Chrissy Warrilow - Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 12:29pm

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...

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

Dinosaur Train - Forest Fire!

Chrissy Warrilow - Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 1:42pm

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...

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

Dinosaur Train - Drought!

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, February 3, 2012 - 8:42am

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...

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

Dinosaur Train - Hurricane!

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, February 3, 2012 - 1:43pm

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...

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