Atlanta’s Heat Advisory & Warning Criteria for Georgia

Currently at Atlanta’s Hartsfield (ATL) The temperature is: ATL’s heat index is: °F Current Conditions Around Georgia How many days until fall? The summertime heat in the Southeast can be oppressive, despite the fact that actual air temperatures are relatively mild compared to those of the Great Plains and Midwest. For example, the average high […]

Wind Chill in Atlanta, Wind Chill Chart & Calculator

Currently in AtlantaThe temperature is ºF. The wind chill in Atlanta is . Calculate the windchill Index Windchill Calculation Enter in the air temperature (Tair) in degrees Fahrenheit and wind speed in mph, then click on the Calculate WC to compute the windchill Tair oF wind (mph) OR use dew point temperature Tair oC wind […]

Light snow for Atlanta early next week (Feb 8-9)

Final Update [Tuesday, February 9, 2016] Forecast Verification  [Previous Forecasts Further Down the Page]     Forecast Update #2 for Atlanta – Posted Friday 2/5/16 ***No Forecast Changes*** ***Light snow Monday night/Tuesday*** ***Some light accumulations possible*** ◙ A strong cold front will bring drastic temperature changes to Georgia Monday night… ◙ To get caught up […]

Snow Forecast for Atlanta Friday night

➡︎ Quick Links: ● Latest update ● Initial forecast (Tues 1/19) ● Snow forecast ● Radar Special Update (Thursday 1/21 3:30 pm) Flood Watch now in effect for tonight through Saturday morn Winter Weather Advisory for accumulating snow effective Fri 3 pm – Sat 7 am. NOTE:  I do not expect any snow in the […]

Atlanta: December 2015 is Atlanta’s warmest December on record

December 2015 was unseasonably warm for Atlanta, Georgia.  The temperature fell below freezing only one time, on December 19th when the low temperature was 29ºF. The day prior, on December 18th, the low was only 32ºF. In 2015, the average temperature (combined high and low) was 57.5ºF, which breaks the record previously set 126 years […]

Spring Freeze for the Southeast Next Weekend (3/28-3/29)

→ Read my initial forecast published on Saturday, March 21 Final Update – Observed Low Temperatures on the morning of March 29, 2014 The freeze that was predicted for over a week verified perfectly. All locations in northern Georgia fell below freezing for 4 or more hours Saturday night/Sunday morning. I’ve gone through the observations, […]

Atlanta: Mid 70s on Wed (3/4), Arctic front Thursday (3/5)

For a brief moment, it will feel like spring in northern Georgia.  I expect temperatures on Wednesday (3/4) to be in the lower 70s.  However, an Arctic front will move through Atlanta on Thursday morning, with temperatures falling through the 30s.  Low temperatures Friday morning (3/6) will be in the lower 20s. A lot of […]

Atlanta: Arctic Air on the Way – Winter Precipitation Possible

Update #7  Sunday, February 15, 3:30 pm:  Warmer air will surge in earlier than expected, meaning that only rain will fall in the Atlanta metro on Monday.  Late in the day and overnight, the rain may change to freezing rain and/or sleet, especially east of a Cedartown to Douglasville to Conyers to Athens line (the […]

Arctic Airmass Moves into Atlanta by Wednesday (1/7)

Special Update (Wednesday, January 7 at 8 pm EST) Temperatures are already falling into the teens in the western and northern suburbs. Current temperatures are a couple of degrees colder at this hour than model guidance had indicated. Dew points (a measure of atmospheric moisture) continue to drop, and temperatures tonight should certainly be on […]

Atlanta: Heavy Rain, Strong Winds, & Severe Thunderstorms Possible

This page was updated on Tuesday 12/23 at 1:17 pm EST:  A Flood Watch has been issued Useful Tools on iWeatherNet:  Advisories | Interactive Radar Christmas Week Forecast/Event Timing: Monday/Monday Night: Rain likely. Temperatures steady in the mid 40s. Tuesday: Dense fog much of the day.  Rain and thunderstorms developing late. Rain increasing in intensity […]

Atlanta: Rain Likely Friday Night (12/19) & Saturday Morning (12/20)

A disturbance will bring a cold rain to the Southeast Friday night and Saturday morning (12/19 and 12/20). Simultaneously, some weak cold-air damming will be enhanced by evaporative cooling yielding a very cold/raw day for holiday shoppers, particularly during the morning.  Here are some forecast highlights for those who plan to be out and about: […]

Atlanta: Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Tomorrow (Sun 11/23)

For the past week, the global numerical prediction models, including the GFS and ECMWF, have hinted at the potential of a negatively tilted trough digging into the Southeast. They have consistently indicated a strong area of low pressure across the Arklatex propagating off to the northeast into Missouri and Kentucky.  Ahead of the low, an […]

Strong Cold Front To Reach Atlanta Wednesday Evening

The long-awaited cold front will finally reach the Atlanta metro tomorrow evening (Wednesday 11/12). At this time, it still appears that the front will move through the Atlanta area during the early-evening hours. After reaching the mid 60s on Wednesday, Atlanta will be 20 degrees colder on Thursday with highs only in the mid 40s. […]

Atlanta: First Freeze for the Southeast Still Expected

As predicted, the strongest cold front so far this season is moving south through the Midwest, and will arrive in the Birmingham/Atlanta areas this evening.     10/31 12:52 pm Forecast Update: The cold front will be moving through around 7 pm. Temperatures will fall into the 40s, especially after 8 pm. The wind will […]

Atlanta’s Strongest Cold Front so far this Season by Halloween Weekend

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 – There are indications that the first freeze of the season may occur in about 10 days from now (around Halloween/Nov 1/2/3).  Stay tuned for future updates. Update #1 – Thursday, October 23, 2014  ***Strongest cold front so far this season one week from tomorrow (Halloween) followed by the first freeze*** […]