Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A cold front is expected to push across north and central Georgia this week, ushering in higher temps and possible thunderstorms by Wednesday.
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Tuesday, January 29
A cold front is expected to push across north and central Georgia this week, ushering in warmer weather and maybe some severe thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. "Instability and wind shear values appear sufficient to support the development of scattered to numerous thunderstorms on Wednesday, especially during the afternoon and evening," meteorologists say in a hazardous weather statement. "Strong upper level support suggest a few storms could be severe across north and central Georgia." There's a slight chance of showers today (20 percent) in Stone Mountain and Lithonia, high of 70, while Wednesday holds a 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, some of which could produce gusty winds, according to the …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Before the rains became heavy Thursday morning, twin rainbows appeared. Later in the day, clouds reached out like fingers across a beautiful blue sky.
We snapped this photo of a "double rainbow" (look to the right of the prominent one)while traveling down S. Hairston Road Thursday morning. Later, the gray skies went away to reveal a fantastic sky streaked with clouds.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Most of north and central Georgia are under both a high wind as well as a fire danger advisory for most of the day and into the early evening hours on April 23, 2012.
Monday, April 23, 2012
In a day when the temperature is expected to reach just 61, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a wind advisory to remain in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Thumbs up or thumbs down on today's cool, windy weather? Tell us in the comments section below. In addition to the wind advisory, there is a high fire danger conditions alert has been issued for today and into the early evening hours. Both of the advisories are for most of north and central Georgia, including Walton and Gwinnett counties. Wind Advisory: Fire Advisory Check Stone Mountain weather. Keep up with the news that affects your life. "Like" Stone Mountain-Redan Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter - it's free!
Friday, March 23, 2012
We're likely to get relief from that yellow-green sign of spring.
Tired of seeing the yellow-green gunk over everything? Today's forecast calls for occasional showers and thunderstorms, sure to wash away the build-up of spring's less attractive feature. Highs will be in the mid 70s, south winds at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90 percent. Chance Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. There is a 90 percent chance of rain today. This evening, there's a 60 percent chance a rain, with possible thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s; light and variable winds. Hopefully, come Saturday, things will look much better.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Wind Advisory for Sunday, Freeze Watch for Monday, and on top of that there is a high pollen alert for allergy sufferers.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory and freeze warning for several counties in Georgia. According to weather.com, the wind advisory is in effect from noon until 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4, and the freeze watch will be in effect from Monday evening through to Tuesday morning, March 6. The winds are reported to be northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts of up to 30 mph. The freezing temperatures are expected to be mid 20s to lowers 30s. The NWS warns the impact of these strong winds could be the blowing of unsecured objects. Also, weak trees could be blown down. Freezing temperatures could threaten early spring growth. Suggested precautions A wind advisory means a sustained wind speed of at least 20 with gusts of 35 mph or stronger…
Friday, March 2, 2012
Severe weather expected; watch issued until 1 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch tonight for most of metro Atlanta, including DeKalb and Gwinnett County. The watch runs until 1 a.m Saturday. Severe storms, with hail and tornadoes, are possible as a strong cold front appoaches from the West. This is the same storm system that has spawned a tornado outbreak today in the Ohio Valley.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Two weather advisories issued for Saturday by the National Weather Service.
Two weather warnings have been issued for Saturday by the National Weather Service – a wind advisory and warnings of a surge of artic air. These advisories are for all of north and central Georgia. DeKalb County, including Stone Mountain, is under a wind advisory from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. According to Weather.com, 20 to 25 mph northwest winds — with gusts of up to 40 mph — are expected to begin mid-morning. These could bring down weak trees and limbs causing isolated power outages. Motorists are advised to use extra caution, especially those in high profile vehicles, as these strong winds could make driving difficult. The second advisory warns of an artic cold front entering the state early Saturday morning, causing temperatures in …
Monday, January 9, 2012
Possible T-storm Wednesday, winter storm anniversary, art stroll and more.
Happy Monday! Here are five things to know this week: Forecasters are calling for a chance of light showers Monday and Tuesday, and a chance of a thunderstorm Wednesday, Jan. 11. Winter storm anniversary: A year ago this week, a major winter storm brought metro Atlanta to a standstill. Join Patch for a look back. Thanks to Patch associate regional editor Scott Bernarde for putting together a great video trip down memory lane! The DeKalb County Board of Education meets for its work session and business meeting, Monday, Jan. 9, 6 p.m. Are you ready for some basketball? Here are Redan, Stephenson and Stone Mountain high school varsity basketball games scheduled this week. Stone Mountain Village Art Stroll is Saturday, Jan.14. Photo credits in…
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Soon ending: Patch's favorite pizza place poll, voting for animal rescue group to win Pepsi grant, and more.
We're one step closer to the end of the work week (hopefully shortened if you've had some holiday time off) and the end of 2011. Here are some things to know: 1. Now posted on Patch: 2. AARF Seeks Votes by Dec. 31: Stone Mountain-based Atlanta Animal Rescue Friends (AARF) is seeking votes to win a $5,000 grant from Pepsi Refresh to finish its dg adoption room. AARF says you can vote every day until Dec. 31 for the AARF dog adoption room at Pepsi Refresh. The rescue organization says you can also text 110129 to Pepsi (73774) to vote from your phone. 3. Favorite pizza place poll: Time's running out to tell Patch where your favorite pizza place is. You have until Dec. 31. Let us know where you go! 4. Learn how to make hiking sticks Friday, …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Holiday travel plan safety, standout scholars, weather and more.
It's hump day, everyone! Here are five things to keep in mind: 1. What's posted on Patch today: 2.The weather: Partly sunny, high of 65, low of 45. Very nice indeed. 3.Holiday Story time: Stonecrest library, 10:30-11 a.m. today. For ages 3-5, there will be stories, songs and rhymes about Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. The library is at 3123 Klondike Rd. in Lithonia. 4. Our new Neighborhood Gallery. Got community photos or videos to share? Now there's a place to do so on Patch. Take a look at our new Neighborhood Gallery and start uploading. 5. 2012 prognosticator born this day. It's the the birth anniversary of Nostradamus, who was reportedly born on this day in 1503 in St. Remy, France.