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.
In the wake of the massive tornado that ripped through northwest Georgia Wednesday afternoon, Georgia Fire Safety and Insurance Ralph Hudgens will be touring the hardest hit areas Thursday morning. Hudgens tells WSB he is flying back from a conference in Florida to assess the damage. “We are telling people ...
Some of Bartow County's tornado sirens remained silent on Wednesday, even as a tornado was bearing down. Now county officials want to know why. "As soon as we get reports that some failed, we contact the company that does our maintenance on them," says County Fire Chief Craig Millsap. "Then ...
Severe weather left multiple people dead and damaged buildings throughout the South Wednesday.
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 ...
Dry spells in between rainy periods from Isaac for Metro Atlanta into weekend.
Another break in the heat but like the last time a surge in humidity lessens the comfort factor. But also like the last break it means rain hopes are kept alive. Hotter weather to make a come-back before the month is done but still no reason to think 100s return this summer. Here is a look at the medium range forecast and some tidbits about August weather patterns.
Early long-range forecasts for tornado season and tropical storm season prove spot on so far. but still no lasting cool weather in sight.
Let me give my initial reaction to the testing of new tornado warning language. It's an experiment being conducted the rest of this tornado season in MO and KS.