Dry spells in between rainy periods from Isaac for Metro Atlanta into weekend.
Issac: calm down in Atlanta. Please read previous post also if you have not already.
Important things to know about Isaac... and any other tropical storm or hurricane forecast.
90-day weather outlook for the long-range, watching tropical storm/hurricane action in the medium-range.
Early long-range forecasts for tornado season and tropical storm season prove spot on so far. but still no lasting cool weather in sight.
If no tropical storm forms this month it will be the first time since 2009. ENSO update: The Pacific conditions continue to indicate near neutral to weak El Nino. The consensus forecast is for a weak El Nino peaking in late fall or early winter with just over an 80% probability of El Nino October-December in the 3.4 region. Lets take a long look ahead at weather trends the next 90 days. Looks like the latest period of cooler than normal has come to an end for a good stretch.
Heat Wave Alert, the heat is on and the humidity will return.
As forecast a month ago the tropical storm season got off to a fast and early start this year, but the outlook calls for the total number of tropical storms and hurricanes to be lower than the past couple years, closer to the long-term average. The long term track record of these predictions is very good, particularly for the August updates. Just because there has already been two storms does not mean a active season. Seasons have started off early in the past only to turn dead. Here is the consensus of 15 forecast sources.
Could the next tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season bear down on Georgia? WSB Meteorologist Kirk Mellish is watching "Beryl" develop off the coast. "If it does become Tropical Storm Beryl, it will only be the third time in history that two storms have formed before the official start ...
It is a rare thing to have a frost or freeze after tax deadline day in Georgia. But the American GFS model keeps showing we may have lows in the mid 30s to low 40s early next week. If it occurs with light wind and clear sky that could mean a light frost. I am not predicting it YET. All early signs point to a weak El Nino and that points to a less active hurricane season.