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Football Fridays Forecast

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...

September 30, 2011
The U.S. Drought Monitor for the state of Georgia, as of September 6, 2011.

Was 2011 the Hottest Summer on Record for Georgia?

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’...

September 14, 2011

Football Fridays Forecast

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...

September 9, 2011
The total amount of rainfall from 12am through 9pm on Sunday, September 4th.  Image courtesy of

Soggy Start to September!

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...

September 5, 2011

Football Fridays Forecast

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...

September 2, 2011
Hurricane flags, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard

First Hurricane of the 2011 Season

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...

August 22, 2011
The Tornado Intercept Vehicle, courtesy of Green Screen Films and Graphic Films

Beat The Heat With An IMAX Movie!

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...

August 4, 2011

Next Tropical Cyclone: Emily

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...

August 1, 2011

Say Hello Tropical Storm Don!

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...

July 27, 2011
Visible satellite imagery of Hurricane Dean from August 18, 2007.

A Hurricane By Any Other Name Would Still Be As Stormy

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. (...

July 26, 2011