Jim Kosek

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Raw, Wet Weekend

Showers will dot the landscape in advance of the main storm system Saturday afternoon and Saturday night.   That storm will combine with the recent dose of cold air to produce one nasty outdoor setup.    Now, factor in the wind…

Stormy Weather Ahead

Some high clouds ran in across the valley earlier Thursday, and those clouds will begin to lower and thicken Thursday night.   At the same time, a weak cool front will approach from the north before stalling.   It’s this front…

It’s Just Cold

Clear skies tonight with nearly calm conditions by daybreak will combine to make it the coldest night/morning over the next several days. A West Coast storm will head eastward over the coming days, eventually leading to more wet weather.  …

Cold And Dry This Week

Cold, dry weather is the name of the game for the rest of this week.   That is, of course, until our next storm system makes it cold and wet.   The coldest night with another frost and freeze will occur…

Winter’s Return

Call it inopportune timing, but there is more cold air this week followed by stormy weather for the weekend. Sunshine over the next couple of days will do no justice as fresh cold air arrives from Canada.    Meanwhile, a…

Stormy Start To Weekend

Warmer weather is certainly upon us.   However, the price to pay for that warmth is wet weather; perhaps even isolated severe weather. Rain returns to the region as a wave of low pressure runs along the gulf coast/panhandle of…

Milder Storms Ahead

Milder weather returned to the valley Thursday afternoon, and now that clouds are lowering and thickening, we’ll be able to keep that mild weather tonight. Clouds will continue shroud the sun for most of Friday.  There may even be…

Freezing Fog/Slippery Spots For AM Rush

The coldest core of our latest dose of Canadian air is exiting the region slowly. That said, nearly calm conditions for daybreak along with fog and temperatures near or below freezing will lead to patches of black ice, especially…

Warming Up

The coldest core of our latest dose of Canadian air is exiting the region.   That said, nearly calm conditions overnight along with only some wispy thin clouds will lead to a widespread frost Thursday morning;  it just won’t be…

Freeze Tonight

Recent cold, gusty winds will diminish tonight.   This, in combination with a clear sky, will lead to a widespread freeze before daybreak.   Remember the 4 P’s; pets, plants, pipes and people. Sunshine Wednesday will once again do no justice. …

Coldest Since January!

Cold air is funneling across the Chattahoochee Valley tonight, in the wake of our latest cold front. Clear skies at night will bridge the gap between sun-filled days through the middle of this week.   The coldest weather will be…

Warming Weekend

Overall this weekend will turn out warmer.  However, we initially have clouds, showers and a thunderstorm to contend with tonight through the first half of Saturday.  There will even be areas of fog to help reduce visibility.  Those interested…

Colder, Windier & Wetter Weather Ahead

Clear skies will return for a large part of Thanksgiving night.  While it will not be as cold as recent nights, it will remain below average, temperature-wise. A cold front will approach from the north by daybreak on Friday.  …

Thanksgiving Weather

Chilly weather will linger through Thanksgiving, compliments of a dome of high pressure across the Plains.   Expect another round of patchy frost to start off our Thanksgiving; otherwise a vale of high clouds will mingle with the sun. That…

Chilled Nights; Dry Turkey

Clear skies and a fresh dose of chilly air that originated over Canada will combine for patchy frost in the coldest outlying areas later tonight.  Temperatures in many areas will dip into the 30s. Sunshine Wednesday will allow for…

Who Likes Dry Turkey?

A weak cool front approaches later tonight and Tuesday morning.  While the main emphasis of the front will be too cool things down, there will be some clouds and a random shower associated with said front.   Sunshine will return…

Warming Weekend

Chilly weather will settle back in under the cover of darkness.  However, it won’t be as harsh as last night.   Nonetheless, some outlying areas will have some frost first thing in the morning come Saturday. Sunshine will be plentiful…

Cold Start Friday

Cold air spills in under the cover of darkness. Factor in that our recent blanket of cloud cover is gone, and the wind diminishes, and the recipe is set for a frost or freeze. If the wind becomes nearly…

Winter’s Chill

Cold air spills in under the cover of darkness.  Factor in that our recent blanket of cloud cover vanishes, and the wind diminishes, and the recipe is set for a frost or freeze.    If the wind becomes nearly calm…

More Weather Changes

Our latest rainstorm is finally living on borrowed time, and will exit during the wee hours of Thursday morning.  Until then, there remains the risk of isolated flash flooding, mainly in areas of poor drainage and low lying areas.…

More Heavy Rain

Although precipitation took a step back in terms of intensity today, and the trend of on and off light rain and drizzle will continue tonight, there are changes for Wednesday.   Heavy pockets of rain will reload from the Gulf…

Cold Soaking Wet

Wet weather combining with our latest dose of cold air made for a bit of a struggle so far today and tonight. Temperatures will be steady or slowly rising throughout the night as rain continues to surge northward out…

H2OOOOOOOOOOO

Wet weather combining with our latest dose of cold air made for a bit of a struggle so far today.    Temperatures will be steady or slowly rising throughout the night as rain continues to surge northward out of the…

No Weekend Picnic

The coldest of the season-to-date is on tap for this weekend; the coldest since the 3rd week of April! Due to the wind, no frost is expected early this weekend, although some areas will start the day off in…

Winter’s Chill Arrives

The passage of our latest cold front this evening marks a return toward colder weather.   Matter of fact, it will be the coldest so far this season, and the coldest since the 3rd week of April! Leftover showers will…

More Wet Weather

Recent cloud cover that has shrouded the sun, moon and stars will continue through Friday.   While any thunderstorm is limited in coverage and to this evening, there can be a shower or drizzle at anytime tonight through Friday morning.   …

H2O Lingers

A stationary front draped across the Chattahoochee Valley will hang around through Friday.   As waves of low pressure move west to east along the length of this front, you can expect waves of rain and thunderstorms.   An isolated severe …

Sunshine; Chilled

Colder air will spill across the Chattahoochee Valley in the wake of our most recent storm system. Factor in clear skies at night, and that fresh cold air will definitely argue for turning the heat on in the house.…

Fall’s Chill

Colder air will spill across the Chattahoochee Valley in the wake of our most recent storm system.   Factor in that clouds and a lone sprinkle will give way to clearing skies, and that fresh cold air will definitely argue…

The Chill Of Fall Returns

The intense band of storms that rolled through earlier Thursday is now a recent memory. However, there may have been a tornado in Cusseta, AL as the squall line moved through early Thursday afternoon. The only thing leftover into…

Chillier Air Invades

The intense band of storms that rolled through earlier in the day is now east of here, and moving farther away.   There may have been a tornado in Cusseta, AL as the squall line moved through early in the…

Halloween Treat Lead To Stormy Thursday

A large storm system strung out from the Great Lakes to Texas will move closer to the Chattahoochee Valley over the next 24 hours.  In advance of it, terrific weather is on tap for this Halloween.   Matter of fact,…

Halloween Humidity Uptick

Warm weather continues to pile in via the southern Plains, and higher humidity is not too far away. Tonight will remain comfortable, but it won’t be quite a cool as the previous night.  Halloween will feature more sunshine and…

Warm To Stormy

A tranquil, mild start to the workweek will give way to stormy weather; perhaps severe weather. For now, clear skies by night will bridge the gap between sun-filled days.   Comfortable nights will also give way to more afternoon warmth…

Weekend Weather Turnaround

Clouds will finally give way to a little bit of sunshine Saturday afternoon. However, a chilly breeze during the day will make it feel like the 50s at times. The big changes comes for the second half of the…

Weekend Weather Changes

Low clouds will linger across the Chattahoochee Valley throughout tonight, on the backside of our exiting storm system.   Since it is leaving us, the patches of fog and drizzle will also be leaving a little bit later on tonight.  …

Friday: Served Chilled

A storm centered along the gulf coast will continue to run eastward before headed up the eastern seaboard. Although precipitation will be intermittent overnight, it will remain chilly and damp with nearly steady temperatures. Wet weather will exit Friday…

Chilly, Wet Weather

A storm centered along the gulf coast will continue to run eastward before headed up the eastern seaboard.   Although precipitation will be intermittent during the night, it will remain cool and damp with nearly steady temperatures. Wet weather will…

Dry Start; Wet End To Thursday

The remnants of once Hurricane Willa will combine with a storm over the western Gulf of Mexico over the next 24 hours. The end result will be an increase in cloud cover overnight through Thursday morning, followed by some…

Rain Awaits

The remnants of once Hurricane Willa will combine with a storm over the western Gulf of Mexico over the next 24 hours.   The end result will be an increase in cloud cover tonight through Thursday morning, followed by some…

Awesome Wednesday

A cool front arriving from the north under the cover of darkness will not be accompanied by any wet weather. However, a wind shift associated with the front will drive our latest batch of clouds southbound toward the gulf…

Shades To ‘Brellas

A cool front arriving from the north this evening will not be accompanied by any wet weather.   However, a wind shift associated with the front will drive today’s clouds southbound toward the gulf coast.   That will allow for a…

Chilled AM; Comfy PM

The coldest core of our latest air mass has come and gone. That said, it will remain chilly through Tuesday morning; just not as chilly. Sunshine will be dimmed by clouds as wet weather skirts the gulf coast. High…

Rainy Weather Awaits

The coldest core of our latest air mass has come and gone.   That said, it will remain chilly tonight through Tuesday morning; just not as chilly.   Sunshine will share the sky with clouds as wet weather skirts the gulf…

The Chill Of Fall Awaits

A cold front originating over the Northwest Territories of Canada has arrived in the States.   Showers, including a thundershower for some, will accompany the front Saturday.   That said, limited rainfall is expected, and most areas will have less than…

Wednesday Transition

Warm, humid Summertime air continues across the Chattahoochee Valley on the south side of a stationary front. Said front will slowly turn into a cool front and wobble south of the valley over the next 24 hours. While a…

The Weather Changes….Again

Warm, humid Summertime air continues across the Chattahoochee Valley on the south side of a stationary front.   Said front will slowly turn into a cool front and wobble south of the valley over the next 24-36 hours.   While a…

Warm, Humid Tuesday

Higher humidity, as touted, has returned. However, it will not last too much longer. A stationary front situated just to our north will be the culprit for more clouds than sun on Tuesday, along with hit/miss shower/thundershower activity. In…

Humid Again…But For How Long?

Higher humidity, as touted, has returned.   However, it will not last too much longer.   A stationary front situated just to our north is the culprit for the clouds and spotty shower activity this evening.   The same can be said…

Cool Start; Milder End

Low humidity weather will continue to grip the region headed through the first half of this weekend.  There will be some high clouds to dim the sun Saturday. Sunday will be a bit of a transition as we’ll have…

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