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Chrissy Warrilow


Chrissy Warrilow is thrilled to serve the state of Georgia as a member of the GPB New Media Team and as a meteorologist. After growing up in Alpharetta, Chrissy graduated from Georgia Tech in 2007 with her degree in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Chrissy’s experience includes internships with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City, Cumulus Radio in Atlanta, and WGCL-TV CBS Atlanta. She is a member of the Metro Atlanta chapter of the American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association, as well as the Iota (Georgia Tech) Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Fraternity for College and University Bands.

Recent Blog Posts

A computer model depicting simulatd strands of hair.  Image courtesy of Disney and
Education Matters

Disney's "Tangled" - An Exercise in Physics and Computer Animation

As a self-professed nerd, I enjoy regularly checking out to see what new, cool, scientific topic they will discuss at the end of the week. Today, I discovered a lovely gem that...

June 6, 2012 - 8:51am
Tropical Depression Beryl spinning over the Georgia-Florida state line. (Image:
Talking Up A Storm

Tropical Disturbances, Depressions, and Storms: Oh My!

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...

May 28, 2012 - 1:43pm
Eruption from a Mentos dropped into Diet Coke.  (Photo: Michael Murphy,
Education Matters

Fun and Easy Summer Science Activities

The lazy days of summer are around the corner, so I understand if young scientists aren't interested in conducting experiments, because experiments require thought and work, and the summer is time...

May 18, 2012 - 1:03pm
It's time to splash around in the swimming pool! But wait - what's in the water? And no, I'm not talking about the floaty ring.
Education Matters

Science Friday Talks Swimming Pools - What's In The Water?

I'm the first to admit that I'm a "pool rat" - during my childhood summers, if I wasn't at the SciTrek Museum summer camps, then I was at the pool. I was on the swim and dive teams, and I was...

May 17, 2012 - 1:57pm
Map of the annular solar eclipse on Sunday, May 20, 2012.  Image courtesy of NASA
Education Matters

Astronomical Bummer: No Eclipse for Georgia on Sunday

As mentioned in my previous post, Supermoon and Solar Eclipse, an annular solar eclipse will occur on Sunday, May 20, 2012. While that is certainly an exciting astronomical event, portions of the...

May 17, 2012 - 11:21am