Weather Around the Forest

Know Before You Go
Check Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Georgia from the National Weather Service.

View current conditions live via webcams at Brasstown Bald on the Chattahoochee National Forest.

National Weather Service current weather, plus forecasts for fire, drought, and real-time surface water flows in Georgia.


NWS Current Conditions


Radar animation from the National Weather Service


Radar animation of the southeastern United States


Southern Area Coordination Center (SACC) daily weather updates

This map shows Red Flag and Fire Watch alerts by the National Weather Service. The map displays watches and warnings up to three days in the forecast period and are depicted by unique symbol.

Fire Red Flag Warning issued by SACC


MesoWest Current Conditions

Visit the website to view RAWS current information from monitors stationed on the national forest.

Meso Weather Map Sample


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. 

USGS stream flow sample map

Click for Live webcam video at Chattahoochee River at Helen.



U.S. Drought Monitor


 Fire Potentional Outlook - Current Month 
See also: PDF Link to Naitonal Fire Potential Outlook PDF Document


24HR Past Rainfall

Hourly Daily • Multi Day, Monthly & Archive