Black Ice

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…

Warming... then Rain... then Very Cold

Our area will remain under the influence of high pressure today and those pesky clouds finally move out allowing sunshine to warm us up with daytime highs running around seasonal this afternoon. Lows…

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

A wave of light rain and drizzle will traverse the valley from north to south before exiting later tonight.   Although clouds will begin to part company in some locales before daybreak, there is the prospect that all road surfaces…

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…

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…

Warmer Weekend; Yay!

A northward shift in the jet stream, or the ribbon of air that drives storms across the nation, allows for warmer weather to infiltrate this weekend.   If you outdoor plans, you'll want to…

Warmer Weather Set To Return

Harsh cold air will linger for one more morning before sunshine finally helps modify the air back into the 50s for most areas.   Shaded areas began to see compacted snow/ice melting on Thursday. …

Black Ice Part II

A near-record cold air mass will start off Thursday, in the wake of our latest Winter storm.  Shaded areas that didn't have any direct sunlight will have dangerous compacted snow/ice through the midday…

Dangerous Black Ice

The axis of our latest storm will move through and east of the Chattahoochee Valley near, or just after daybreak, Wednesday.  However, the initial melting of snow, combined with temperatures falling from above…

Say It Ain't Snow!

Relatively milder weather returned to the area Monday, and that trend will continue Tuesday, despite a chilly start.   However, this is all in advance of our next cold front, due to arrive Tuesday…