Posts tagged with "snow"

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 […]

Intersections – Shovel and snow

Posted by January 27, 2016

By Nicki Salcedo I went to Minneapolis during the first week of December. A foot of snow fell the day before I arrived. This is nothing by Minnesota standards, but the Southern girl in me spent the day before hoping that flights would be canceled. They weren’t. I looked in my closet for my good […]

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 […]

Snow’s over: MARTA back on weekly schedule

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 26, 2015

While most schools decided to cancel classes for today, the weather is shaping up for a sunny, albeit cold, day in metro Atlanta. Things at MARTA are back to normal … MARTA bus, rail and Mobility service is now running on a full weekday schedule on Thursday, Feb. 26. The Authority will continue to monitor weather […]

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 […]

More snow-related delays and closing updates …

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 25, 2015

This story has been updated.  As the weather forecast has shifted, local governments have been adjusting their plans for today and tomorrow. The National Weather Service says there’s a 90 percent chance of precipitation for the Decatur area. If it snows, it will likely be this evening before 2 am the weather service says. “The […]

Snow telling – Winter weather ahead, but no current plans to close schools Tuesday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 23, 2015

The National Weather Service predicts that it will snow Tuesday morning, Feb. 24. So far, there have been no announcements from City Schools of Decatur, Atlanta Public Schools, Fulton County Schools or DeKalb County Schools about weather-related closures. Only one school system, Atlanta, had put out any kind of an advisory as of Monday evening. “Atlanta Public […]

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 […]

Snow longer – Decatur students can sleep in

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 24, 2014

The winter weather may be behind us (knock on wood), but Decatur students are still dealing with the snow that melted weeks ago. In response to the storms, Decatur Schools took a novel approach: making the school days 30 minutes longer through May 2. Some parents rejoiced. Students groaned. On Monday, May 5, those roles will reverse, […]

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