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Athens, GA Weather for Thursday, January 26, 2017

Athens, GA Weather for Thursday, January 26, 2017

Overnight Showers Partly Cloudy Skies Tomorrow High: 57°F Low: 51°F It was another warm, late-January day in North Georgia today. Athens hit a high of 74°F this afternoon, which is 19°F above normal for this time of year. The culprit? Warmer air pushing north into the...
Reviewing the January 6-7, 2017 Winter Storm

Reviewing the January 6-7, 2017 Winter Storm

Winter storms are probably one of the most difficult things to forecast and predict in the field of meteorology. It takes just the right ingredients to produce snow. If one thing is just slightly off, like the temperature profile of the atmosphere, it can change a...
Snow Scenarios for the Classic City

Snow Scenarios for the Classic City

Snow in the South, especially Athens, Georgia, is a fairly rare phenomenon. Cold air and moisture have to meet up at just the right time in order for the white stuff to fall from the sky. More times than not, cold air moves in right as the moisture moves out. However,...
Meteorology 101: Precipitation Types

Meteorology 101: Precipitation Types

It’s getting to be that time of year again where more than just rain can fall from the sky in Georgia. This edition of Meteorology 101 will break down the differences between rain, freezing rain, sleet, hail, and snow, so you can be ready for whatever “Old...
Meteorology 101: What’s The Wedge?

Meteorology 101: What’s The Wedge?

Welcome to the second edition of Meteorology 101! In this edition, we’ll be talking about a phenomenon known as Cold Air Damming. We’ll examine what causes these kinds of events to occur and what kind of weather they bring to North Georgia and the Athens...