Jim Kosek

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Warm Start; Cooler End To Weekend

Warm weather will kick start our weekend festivities, so make sure you have some outdoor plans.   That said, you will have to keep an eye to the sky, as there is the chance…

Springtime Warmth And Humidity

Heavy storms that hit a few neighborhoods late Wednesday are now a recent memory.    Low clouds and fog will take over during the overnight and Friday morning time frame with spotty drizzle and a ton of humidity. Clouds will…

Spring Warmth Arriving

Cooler weather has had a nice run here over the past two days.   It is time for warmer weather to return.    The recent blanket of cloud cover will go nowhere tonight, but a…

Warmer Weather Returns

A stationary front along the Gulf coast will move northward as a warm front over the next 24 hours.   The end result will be an occasional shower and some drizzle through Wednesday midday.  …

Warmer, Damp Weekend Ahead

Milder weather is moving in and setting up shop for several days.   If you’re a fan of warm weather, start making plans.   However, this mild spell does come at a price. Initially, the price is a mostly cloudy sky.  …

Cold Start; Mild Afternoon

The coldest crop of weather will settle in under a mainly clear sky tonight.   There may even be patches of frost to kick start Thursday. A vale of high clouds will dim the sun throughout Thursday (seems like we’ve…

Quieter Wednesday

A heavy squall line of storms that produced over 50mph wind gusts, and damage in some areas, is now gone.    The cleanup from the storms will continue over the next couple of days, but at least the weather will…

Wet Tuesday; Sunny Wednesday

After a chilly, rather cloudy weekend, somewhat milder weather made a return Monday.   As the air flow continues out of the Gulf of Mexico tonight through Tuesday, we will stay with the mild weather.  However, we will also…

Cooling Weekend

A vale of high and mid-level clouds will shroud the sun, making for a milky appearance to the sky on Saturday.   Factor in the fresh cold air in the wake of our most…

Back To Reality

A cold front arriving from the northwest overnight/Friday morning will only have limited showers associated with it.  However, it will kick up a gusty breeze to produce a bad hair for Friday.   And,…

Near Record Thursday

Another mild night will be had with higher than typical humidity for this time of year.  Patches of fog will reform overnight and Thursday morning; otherwise some sun throughout Thursday will aid in…

Warmth Continues To Build

Low clouds and patchy fog will once again develop under the cover of darkness tonight.   While a passing shower or spotty drizzle is possible, many areas will likely stay dry and warm. The…

Spring Break!

Higher humidity will tag team with an air flow out of the Gulf of Mexico to produce low clouds, fog and spotty drizzle early Tuesday.   Wednesday morning will likely follow suit as well.  …

Groundhog Weekend!

Clouds will likely win out over the amount of sunshine this weekend, but overall mild weather will be the name of the game.   Temperatures will take a bit of a step backward Saturday,…

Warmth Returns

Jacket weather is still the name of the game headed outdoors for the remainder of Thursday night and early Friday morning.    However, it will not be a cold as more recent nights/mornings. Sunshine will give way to some clouds…

Winter Respite

Cold air continues to funnel into the valley under the cover of darkness. Thursday will start almost as cold as Wednesday morning, but with more sunshine to contend with, the afternoon hours will…

Arctic Cold Settles In

The combination of the sun returning, and a gusty breeze allowed most paved surfaces to dry off earlier Tuesday.   However, isolated patches of black ice are possible as temperatures tumble into the 20s…

The Arctic Express Arrives

A power-packed Arctic cold front will arrive from northwest to southeast across the Chattahoochee Valley Tuesday morning.    In advance of it, clouds will thicken under the cover of darkness, allowing temperatures to stay…

Cold Mornings This Weekend

Cold air reigns supreme; at least during the nights and mornings this weekend.  Some sunshine both days this weekend, although to a lesser extent on Sunday will allow for decent afternoons. Mild weather…

Winter!

Winter’s chill is in, and it will be around more times than not.   That said, no frost is expected tonight due to latest push of dry air.  However, Friday will start with sub-freezing…

Sun & Cold Breeze Return Thursday

The axis of our latest cold front is moving eastward, allowing rain to taper off to a shower before ending well before daybreak. Isolated flash flooding in areas of poor drainage is likely, so take caution if traveling. Thursday…

Heavy Rain & Wind Settles Down Overnight

Heavy pockets of rain with wind gusts up to 40 mph will shift across the Chattahoochee Valley tonight.  Weaker, small trees can come down in this type of an environment.  As the axis…

Heavy Rain Nears

Our next storm continues to show signs of being a bully.   It’s a large feature that currently occupies much of the central part of the nation.   A broad southerly flow of moist air…

Tracking The Next Storm

Our recent dose of cold air that arrived in the wake of Saturday’s storms will continue through tonight and Tuesday morning.   However, a shift in the wind direction will allow the weather to…

Thunderstorms, Wind & A Big Temp Change

Stormy weather returns to the Chattahoochee Valley for part of the weekend.   Fog, low clouds and a spotty shower early Saturday will give way to a gusty, warm wind and some late afternoon…

Weekend Madness

Rain showers will dot the landscape tonight and Friday, but no heavy rain will occur.   The current blanket of cloud cover will allow for a milder start Friday morning compared to recent mornings.  …

Cloudier Weather Ahead

Wednesday featured quite the turnaround from morning to afternoon in the temperature department.   However, that was due to a full day of sunshine.   The same cannot be said for Thursday.  Now, there will…

Cold Weather Loosens Its Grip

Tuesday continues the trend of chilly weather, although the sun did make a nice return.    Now, under the cover of darkness, we no longer have a blanket of clouds to keep it relatively…

Brighter, Milder Afternoons Return

A dreary Monday, weather-wise, is now in the books.   The sun will come out Tuesday, allowing a chilly start to give way to a milder afternoon.    Wednesday will follow suit. Although rain showers…

Weeeeeek-end Is Here!

The weekend has arrived, and wet weather will be as well.   Outdoors plans with dry weather are still possible though.   A light shower or sprinkle will develop in spots Saturday afternoon, but the…

Wet Weather Returns This Weekend

Recent gusty winds will now be a recent memory.   However, the recent cold will linger.    Bright skies early Friday will give way to some clouds, but it will remain dry and chilly after a cold start.   If there is…

Colder Start To Thursday

It’s too dry for frost to form early Thursday morning, and the wind will be less when compared to Wednesday morning.  However, it will be brisk and colder so plan accordingly. Sunshine Thursday will…

Winter Ahead!

A fresh batch of cold air, originating from the Northwest Territories of Canada, arrives over the next 24 hours.   The combination of the wind on Wednesday along with this cold air will make it feel like the 40s for…

Warm Tuesday

Dry weather that returned to the Chattahoochee Valley this past weekend, lingers for the time being.   The only change has been milder afternoons are back……..until another cold front arrives! Tuesday will feature another warm day, but this time around…

Bright & Nice Weekend

Recent heavy rains are producing minor flooding along parts of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers early this weekend.   That said, we are on the tail-end of our latest storm system, and the sun will shine brightly this weekend.   Cooler…

Rough Start Friday; Windy End

A large storm approaching from the west will allow a spotty shower and some drizzle to blossom into heavier rain overnight into Friday morning.   A thunderstorm or two will also be on the prowl until the passage of our…

Two More Days Of Wet Weather

A bit of rain and drizzle will continue across the area tonight with areas of fog redeveloping.   No flooding woes will be had…..at least not yet. Occasional light rain and drizzle is on the docket once again for Thursday,…

More Wet Weather

A nearly stationary front that is currently situated from west to east across the Chattahoochee Valley will wobble back and forth over the next couple of days.   While no heavy rain is expected into Thursday, there is a western…

Damp Start To 2019

Showers will dot the landscape for New Year’s revelers, but let that not be a deterrent to having a good time.  It will not be a foggy mess last the previous night.   Warmth and humidity will be the mainstay…

Your Christmas-Cast

All is quiet, weather-wise, headed into Christmas Day.   Feel free to travel to and from Grandma’s house; the only thing needed will be a pair of shades. A chilly start Christmas Day will make way for a spectacular afternoon.  …

Temp Behavior & The Risk Of Rain For The Holiday Season

Sunshine will be on the increase early this weekend, so the cold starts will give way to milder afternoons.   All this will take place in advance of our latest cool front.   Now, this next front will not be able…

Transition Friday

The heaviest of the rain associated with our latest storm has already come and gone.   However, there will be additional showers and drizzle throughout tonight and the first half of Friday.  Meanwhile, areas of dense fog tonight will slowly…

Wet Thursday

Stormy weather returns under the cover of darkness tonight, although the heavy pockets of rain will occur overnight and Thursday morning.    Rain will become more intermittent Thursday afternoon.    Showers will linger Thursday night through midday Friday with a final…

Mild Wednesday Despite Rain Knocking On The Door

Another tranquil night of weather is in the offing.   While a jacket will be needed, it will not be quite as cold as last night. Clouds will slowly lower and thicken through Wednesday after some early morning sunshine.   However,…

The Next Storm

A tranquil night will be had across the Chattahoochee Valley, although a few high clouds will drift through.   While seasonably chilly weather is on the docket, there may be a patch or two of fog toward daybreak, especially across…

Damp To Some Sun This Weekend

Saturday morning drizzle with low clouds and any fog will give way to a mainly rain-free afternoon. However, bona fide sunshine will likely hold off until Sunday afternoon. That said, no major dose of cold air is in the…

Damp Start To Weekend

Wet weather will hang around throughout Friday night, although recent rain will become more of an occasional shower and drizzle with areas of fog.   Visibility will be reduced, so caution is advised when traveling. Saturday morning drizzle with low…

Heavy Rain Returns Tonight

A light rain shower, albeit spotty this evening, will give way to blossoming rain and perhaps a thunderstorm overnight.  Some of the rain through 7am Friday will be heavy, leading to ponding of water on area roads, so caution…

Stormy Weather Ahead

Another week; another massive rainstorm. Ahead of said storm, clouds will continue to lower and thicken overnight through Thursday, allowing for a milder start to the day compared to more recent times.   Rain will arrive later Thursday evening, so…

Cold Night; Milder Afternoons

Clear skies are back, at least for one night.   That said, the lack of a blanket of cloud cover will allow tonight/Wednesday morning to be the coldest time frame over the next week or so. Sunshine will be dimmed…

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