Weather Around the Forest
Be Prepared Before You Go Into the Forest
Check Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Georgia from the National Weather Service.
8/22/14, 2pm Update on the Cohutta Mountains Storm Damage and Road Conditions: District Ranger Jeff Gardner surveyed conditions earlier today and provided a detailed report on the current conditions in aftermath of the August 20th storms that hit the southern end of the Cohutta Mountains. Read Jeff's full report.
Radar animation from the National Weather Service More weather for Georgia from the National Weather Service.
Typical Weather in North and Central Georgia: an overview of the climatology of the northern half of Georgia
Latest National News from the Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management. Everything you need to know and more about wildfires across the nation.
Fire Danger Ratings and Fire Related Weather Information
from the Georgia Forestry Commission
Drought Watch - USGS State Information on Drought
Real-Time Surface-Water Data for Georgia: This allows you to see charts and tables of stream discharge (how much water is flowing), gage height, and precipitation for streams and rivers in Georgia. Provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, real-time data typically are recorded at 15-60 minute intervals, stored onsite, and then transmitted to USGS offices every 1 to 4 hours, depending on the data relay technique used. Recording and transmission times may be more frequent during critical events. Data from real-time sites are relayed to USGS offices via satellite, telephone, and/or radio and are available for viewing within minutes of arrival.