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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

Grady High School's football team squares off against Blessed Trinity. (Photo: GPB)
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Should "Tebow Laws" Pass In Georgia?

While most students are closing their books and saying "goodbye" to school, those who study at home continue to learn throughout the summer. In addition to maintaining focus on algebra and social...

May 16, 2012 - 1:58pm
Schematic of a 1999 Dodge Viper. Image courtesy of Jeff Shmanske and
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Automotive Tech at Chattahoochee High School

Growing up in the Fulton County school system, I had the opportunity to take a myriad of AP classes and join a number of afterschool activities, including band, orchestra, and varsity swimming....

May 16, 2012 - 7:51am
NASA Astronaut Don Pettit used Candy Corn to conduct experiements in space. (Photo: Don Pettit,
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Candy Corn in Space!! A Sweet Science Experiment

It's Friday, and I tend to get a little silly on Fridays. I mean, why not? The weekend is right around the corner, and it's time to have some fun. But I also like to peruse NPR's ScienceFriday to...

May 11, 2012 - 11:10am
Mayim Bialik portrays Amy Farrah Fowler on the show "The Big Bang Theory".  (Photo: Denise Herrick Borchert,
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Mayim Bialik on NPR's Science Friday

On May 4, 2012, actress Mayim Bialik was featured on NPR's Science Friday program. I am a big fan of Bialik - not only does she play a neuroscientist on TV's The Big Bang Theory, she actually is one...

May 8, 2012 - 12:16pm
An interesting feature is detected in the tornado radar signature: an area of light rain, with small raindrops. Photo: CSWR.
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Observations from Tornado Research Project

The Washington Post just released new findings from the Center for Severe Weather Research regarding "ribbon" features embedded within tornadic thunderstorms. VORTEX2 is the massive tornado research...

May 7, 2012 - 1:24pm