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Football Fridays Forecast

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, September 30, 2011 - 11:14am

Time for another round of Football Fridays! A dry front is moving through the state, so while we will not receive rain (or very much in cloud cover), we will see a change in temperature and dew points. What's in store...

The U.S. Drought Monitor for the state of Georgia, as of September 6, 2011.

Was 2011 the Hottest Summer on Record for Georgia?

Chrissy Warrilow - Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 10:51am

As we begin to enjoy the nice, cool breezes of September, it’s still hard to forget just a few weeks ago, we were sweltering in the 90’s and 100’s. Many people like to compare how hot one summer was to another, so let’...

Football Fridays Forecast

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, September 9, 2011 - 9:43am

Here we go into the third week of Football Fridays, only on GPB! What a difference 7 days makes in the temperatures - our kickoff conditions will be 10 to 15 degrees cooler than last week's, and the low humidity means...

The total amount of rainfall from 12am through 9pm on Sunday, September 4th.  Image courtesy of

Soggy Start to September!

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, September 5, 2011 - 9:21am

The first day of Fall is right around the corner (September 23rd!), and right as it seems that the summer heat has baked everything to an oblivion, rain has returned to the wonderful state of Georgia. About 80 percent...

Football Fridays Forecast

Chrissy Warrilow - Friday, September 2, 2011 - 7:35am

Here we go into the second week of Football Fridays, here on GPB! Once again, we have partly cloudy skies and hot temperatures in the forecast. Even though many games will be kicking off at 5:30pm or later, it is...

Hurricane flags, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard

First Hurricane of the 2011 Season

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, August 22, 2011 - 9:46am

The first hurricane of the season was named over the weekend! Hurricane Irene formed on Saturday, August 20th at 7pm Eastern Daylight Time, about 190 miles east of Dominica. As of 11 am Friday, Hurricane Irene is...

The Tornado Intercept Vehicle, courtesy of Green Screen Films and Graphic Films

Beat The Heat With An IMAX Movie!

Chrissy Warrilow - Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:54pm

Back to school season is almost here and many people are scrambling for last-minute summer fun activities. If your idea of "summer fun" includes seeing a flick, I recommend heading into your local IMAX Theatre to see...

Next Tropical Cyclone: Emily

Chrissy Warrilow - Monday, August 1, 2011 - 4:30pm

Fresh off the heels of Don is Tropical Storm Emily! Located about 350 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tropical Storm Emily formed just east of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Ocean - she is currently...

Say Hello Tropical Storm Don!

Chrissy Warrilow - Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 1:45pm

The National Hurricane Center has just named the next tropical cyclone of the 2011 season! Tropical Storm Don formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, July 27, and he is located about 755 miles southeast of Corpus...

Visible satellite imagery of Hurricane Dean from August 18, 2007.

A Hurricane By Any Other Name Would Still Be As Stormy

Chrissy Warrilow - Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 11:34am

In “Tropical Disturbances, Depressions, and Storms: Oh My!”, I highlighted the spectrum regarding the four main tropical weather features. Of the four, only two will receive names: tropical storms and hurricanes. (...


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