The combination of heavy overnight rain and strong, gusty winds brought trees down across metro Atlanta early Tuesday, including one downed tree that apparently caused a fatal pile-up on I-20 in Rockdale County. The state Department of Transportation reported that six cars were involved in the fatal wreck that happened ...
Spring outlook calls for a 3-month average with above-normal temperatures and near-normal to below-normal rainfall.
Snow and sleet fell in north Georgia Tuesday morning as rain fell in most of metro Atlanta. Terri Pope of the Georgia DOT. tells WSB that it was a heavy, wet snow that fell and plowing was underway. Pope says plowing began at 6 a.m. Ten crews were dispatched to ...
Volatile and changeable active weather pattern to continue rest of this month. Outlook for March and April is for temperatures near-normal to warmer than normal with above-normal precipitation.
5 Big Mistakes Made During Tornado Warnings. SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN GEORGIA FEBRUARY 4-8TH.
The detection rate for tornadoes on Doppler is very high, sadly so is the false alarm rate. You may die if you rely on and wait for so-called "Tornado Sirens". I did a screen grab of the Atlanta hourly weather forecast off a well know weather company website for that day, it showed cloudy with a 10% chance of rain! Automated forecasts on the web or mobile devices are robots with no meteorologist involved. This can lead you astray in a big bad way if you rely on them in changeable weather. RADIO is the original social media for weather! Radio is the original web source.
Meteorologist Kirk Mellish says the severe weather today could not only bring heavy rain, thunderstorms and damaging winds, but the bad stuff could actually "sneak-up" on us without much warning. "Strong winds can come with downpours even without lightning or thunder, so you may not have the usual notice from ...
That Atlanta National Weather Service has compiled a summary map of the Friday January 25 ice event in North Georgia. Here is their map.
Read the blog and the previous post "Brush with Old Man Winter" for details on Friday weather. No power loss issues are expected for the Atlanta area, and whatever falls will not last long. The weekend looks dry and a big warm up comes next week.
Another close call winter weather situation expected this Friday but a dry weekend follows. Big warm up next week.