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10th anniversary of AthensGaWeather

I am proud to be a member of the UGA Atmospheric Sciences community. Ten years ago on April 17, 2009, a UGA atmospheric sciences student named Matt Daniel created AthensGaWeather on social media to give weather updates for northeastern Georgia, including Athens, because their was no local weather broadcast for…
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Workshop: Keeping chickens cool in hot weather

The UGA Department of Poultry Science is hosting a workshop on April 15-17 which discusses how to keep chickens cool in hot weather. Last year over 140 people from 11 countries attended to learn the basics of chicken house ventilation and other methods to keep the flocks comfortable. You can…
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Georgia Severe Weather Preparedness Week February 4-8, 2019

This week is the National Weather Service’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Each day they will highlight a different type of severe weather that occurs in the state and give tips for how to be safe through the storms. You can read more at https://www.weather.gov/ffc/2019_swpw. While severe weather can and does happen…
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The total lunar eclipse of January 20-21, 2018

Did you know that there will be a total lunar eclipse on the night of January 20-21? Even though it is cloudy now, it should clear up on Sunday in time for most of the Southeast to view it. While a lunar eclipse is not as dramatic as a solar…
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