Sunday, May 19, 2013
Showers and thunderstorms could continue for most of the day.
A National Weather Service severe thunderstorm warning that expired at 5:30 a.m. was fairly accurate, except the storm not only hit south central Forsyth County and extreme northeastern Fulton County this morning, but also farther west into Alpharetta and Milton. And the downpour continues. For the rest of the day the forecast has a hazardous weather outlook. Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and tonight. Some of the storms could be strong this afternoon with brief heavy rain and gusty winds. Be careful of brief ponding of roads, though this is more likely across west central Georgia. The National Weather Service predicts that the thunderstorm activity will diminish this evening, but increase in coverage late tonight …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Severe thunderstorms are part of a hazardous weather outlook that says there will be an 80 percent chance of rain at 4 p.m., and rising to 100 percent soon after.
UPDATE: Alpharetta and Milton are under a tornado watch until 11 p.m. today, April 11, according to the National Weather Service. But a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Quarter-sized hail and damaging winds up to 60 mph are possible with this storm. Doppler radar is showing signs of rotation within this storm, which was moving northeast at 40 mph, and was 6 miles west of Roswell at 8:08 p.m. Alpharetta and Milton could be hit by severe thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening, according to the National Weather Service. With an 80 percent chance of precipitation at 4 p.m., and rising to 100 percent through the evening, expect to get wet if you go outside. Tonight's Food Truck Alley in Alpharetta is looking …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
But warm temperatures will make the weather bearable
Saturday might get pretty wet, especially tonight, but most of us are probably happier with a rainy day when the temperature reaches 69 than those cold days and freezing nights we just recently left behind. The National Weather Service forecasts a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5 p.m. Be prepared to turn on those windshield wipers for sure after 8 p.m., as there's a 90 percent chance of occasional showers. Precipitation between a quarter and a half an inch is possible. The trade off for possibly getting wet is another warm day, with a high near 69 degrees. The low will be around 52. Easter Sunday showers are likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The chance for rain is …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The National Weather Service forecast calls for rain tonight as well.
Expect to get wet later today, as the chance for rain is 80 percent. The National Weather Service forecasts new rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible today. The high today will be near 64. It should be a windy day, with a wind 5 to 10 mph and gusts as high as 20 mph.\ Tonight the chance for showers and apossible thunderstorm continues before 1 a.m., with a chance of showers after that. The forecast for precipitation rises to 100 percent. But on Tuesday the chance for rain drops to 10 percent before 7 a.m. The day will be mostly sunny with a high near 59. The low Tuesday night will be around 36.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory through Wednesday, and says isolated thunderstorms and tornadoes are possible.
Hold onto your hats, it's getting windy out there, so windy that the National Weather Service has put out a wind advisory from 1 p.m. today to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Wind will increase from west to east through late this afternoon. The wind has started out from the southwest at 15 to 25 mph. Gusts will be up to 40 mph in heavier showers, which also are a possibility. The southwest winds have made that 59 degree lunchtime temperature seem a little warmer, but by Wednesday the wind will be out of the west with continued gusts to 40 mph. Small trees in saturated soils and drought stressed trees may be toppled. If you are driving a high profile vehicle such as a minivan or SUV, expect driving to become hazardous in these gusts. If high winds weren'…
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The National Weather Service reminds you to safeguard yourself and your pets.
A cold Arctic air mass moved into the state overnight, and the combination of cold temperatures and northwest winds around 10 mph produced wind chill values into the single digits and teens this morning. The National Weather Service recommends if you cannot avoid being outside, take precautions to stay safe in the cold, such as wearing extra layers of clothing and limiting your time outside. And remember to take precautions for your pets, too. A cold front will move across the region on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service forecast, but only showers are expected. Another cold front will move into Georgia Thursday night, bringing a slight chance of thunderstorms on Friday.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The National Weather Service forecast says Tuesday will be warmest with a high of 68.
The coming week will start out slightly warmer than the end of last week in forecasts by the National Weather Service, but it will cool down at the end of the week. Today will be partly sunny with a high near 54. Monday will be a bit warmer as the temperature reaches 56, and Tuesday will be warmest of all as the high hits 68 degrees. Lows will stay in the mid to high 30s until the end of the week's cool down. Motorists on early Tuesday morning may have to contend with fog, which is expected to start around 1 a.m. Showers and thunderstorms are expected on Wednesday and Wednesday night. On Thursday though it will be mostly sunny, the cooler weather arrives, with a high only reaching 48 and a low below freezing at 29 degrees. Friday will be …
Monday, December 24, 2012
You might be dreaming of a "White Christmas," but if you are in a good mood you'll more likely be "Singin' in the Rain."
Monday, December 24, 2012
Dreaming of a white Christmas is all you'll be able to do this year, as the forecast calls for rain because temperatures will be well above freezing on Christmas Even and Christmas Day. Expect showers today, mainly before 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service forecast. The chance for precipitation is 100 percent, with between a quarter and a half of an inch possible. The high will be near 54, with the low well above freezing at 45 degrees. Monday night will have just a slight chance of showers before 7 p.m., and again after 10 p.m. But if you get up real early to catch Santa and his sleigh on Christmas morning, you'll probably see patchy fog instead after 4 a.m. The fog should disappear by 7 a.m. Christmas Day will be another …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Today's high in the mid-60s will be much warmer than what the National Weather Service forecasts for Saturday.
Enjoy this afternoon's relatively warm weather, as Saturday's high is forecast by the National Weather Service to be almost 20 degrees cooler. Black Friday should have a high reaching 66 with a partly sunny sky. Tempering that a bit will be a West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Tonight will get pretty chilly, with a low around 33. The wind will continue, though not as strong, with gusts reaching 15 mph. But on Saturday, although it will be sunny, it also will be cool. Dress warmly as the high will only reach 48 degrees, and the wind chill will make that feel like 43. The Northwest wind is forecast around 10 mph, gusts as high as 15 mph. The sky will remain mostly clear Saturday night with the low below freezing at 27 …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Portions of north and western Georgia saw temperatures dip into the low 30s overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
Alpharetta, Milton and the rest of North Fulton are under a frost advisory, with the National Weather Service warning residents on Thursday to cover or protect sensitive vegetation. The frost advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. today, as the temperature was expected to drop to 35 degrees. By 6 a.m. it had risen to 38 degrees, according to WeatherBug.com. The high should reach 67 degrees today But expect more patchy frost Saturday morning, too, between 3 and 9 a.m. The National Weather Service forecast predicts a low of 36. It will be warmer during the day, with a high of 71 degrees. Veterans Day will stay warm with a high of 68, but starting Monday it will be cooler and rainy. "Areas of frost and freezing temperatures are expected tonight …