Posts tagged with "Weather"

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 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 […]

Temps will drop to 46 degrees by Friday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 12, 2014

Bundle up. It’s about to get cold, and the chilly weather is a little ahead of schedule this year. The National Weather Service predicts that temperatures will drop over the next seven days, and will be most noticeable on Friday when the high is expected to be 46 degrees. Ryan Willis, a meteorologist with the […]

Gov. Deal – State of emergency declared

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a “state of emergency” for all of Georgia in response to severe storms rolling through the Southeast. Deal’s press office released a statement the evening of April 28 saying the statewide declaration is necessary because of the unpredictability of the storm. “At this juncture, we’ve declared the emergency for the […]

$%&! – It’s getting cold again

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 15, 2014

Cold weather will return to the metro area today, has learned The weather forecast says temps in the metro Atlanta area will drop to 33 degrees this evening, and the nights will remain chilly throughout the week. There’s also a freeze warning in effect starting at midnight until 9 am Wednesday morning. called […]

Picnics, Patios Popular on Picturesque Friday Night in Downtown Decatur

Posted by September 6, 2013

Clear skies and 74.3 degrees, 67% humidity is my idea of perfect weather. By the looks on the crowds on the sidewalks and patios, a lot of people agree with me. Jessica Morgan and her kids wrestled playfully on the pavilion near the gazebo in the square. Squeals of laughter pierced the crisp golden-hour air. Tonight’s […]

SLIDESHOW: Sunday Scene at Decatur Book Festival

Posted by September 1, 2013

Umbrellas saved the day for the many prepared patrons of the Decatur Book Festival. I was down there helping serve up Chicken Tikka Masala & the trimmings at the Bhojanic tent and I saw a lot of happy people walking around with raindrops on their shoulders and smiles on their faces. It could have been […]

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