Posts tagged with "National Weather Service"

National Weather Service says chance of rain/snow Monday and Tuesday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 8, 2016

Bundle up. The National Weather Service says there’s a 40 percent chance of rain and snow on Monday evening, Feb. 8, and a slight chance of snow during the day on Tuesday. NWS expects little or no snow accumulation. NWS has also issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” for many north and central Georgia counties, including […]

Weather update: Decatur outlines response plan, wind advisory issued

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 22, 2016

The city of Decatur is gearing up to respond to winter weather and a new advisory is in effect. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the area until 6 p.m., Jan. 22. Wind gusts from 15 to 25 miles per hour to as high as 35 miles per hour are expected. […]

National Weather Service predicts rainfall, then possible light snow this week

Posted by Dena Mellick January 20, 2016

While some areas north of metro Atlanta are seeing snow right now, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports the metro area will just see rainfall over the next few days. But that could change on Friday when we might see a light accumulation of snow here. NWS meteorologist Ryan Willis told Decaturish, “Through tonight in Decatur and most […]

Flood warning, watch in effect

Posted by December 30, 2015

The National Weather Service is warning residents of the metro area and beyond about the possibilities of flash floods related to severe weather. NWS has issued a flash flood warning for Wednesday, Dec. 30, effective until 1:30 p.m. According to NWS, radar is indicating a large area of thunderstorms that will produce heavy rain across […]

Flood watch in effect for central and north Georgia

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 23, 2015

DeKalb County reminds residents that a flood watch is in effect for central and north Georgia. “DeKalb County’s Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is warning of significant flooding with heavy rains that may continue through the next several days,” a press release from DeKalb County says. Forecasters are predicting moderate flooding and severe storms that could […]

Snow days: Decatur, Atlanta, DeKalb and Fulton public schools will close Thursday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 25, 2015

This story has been updated.  City Schools of Decatur, Atlanta Public Schools, Fulton County and DeKalb County Schools will close on Thursday, Feb. 26 due to the winter weather. Decatur is requiring some employees to come to work if they can. “City Schools of Decatur will be closed Thursday, February 26, for the safety of […]

(UPDATE) Snow closings: Decatur, Fulton County, DeKalb County, Atlanta schools closed Wednesday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 24, 2015

This story has been updated.  The National Weather Service predicts snow tomorrow. Local governments and school systems on Tuesday evening began making announcements about weather-related closings. Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency for tomorrow, beginning at 2 pm. City Schools of Decatur will be closed tomorrow, as will Fulton County, DeKalb County […]

Weather Service: Snow could fall Friday evening

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 20, 2015

This story has been updated.  It might snow tomorrow. That’s the word from the National Weather Service which has a winter weather advisory in effect for several Georgia counties and cities, including Atlanta and Decatur. The advisory is in effect from 8 pm Friday to 1 pm Saturday. Among the warnings: – SNOW AND ICE […]

Weather update: DeKalb County Schools closed

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 16, 2015

This story has been updated.  With cold rainy weather expected to continue overnight, some government offices are delaying the start of business for Tuesday, Feb. 17. DeKalb County Schools has also closed for the day. The school district has cancelled all after school activities. City Schools of Decatur and Atlanta Public Schools are on winter break […]

Schools stay on schedule as cold weather approaches

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 7, 2015

Local school systems are giving signals that it will be business as usual tomorrow and the start of school won’t be delayed due to cold weather. Fulton County, DeKalb County and Atlanta Public Schools have all sent out messages stating that officials are monitoring weather conditions. The school systems will let parents and teachers know […]

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