The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City is one of many forecast offices scattered across the nation, but is one of only a few co-located with a River Forecast Center, and is the only forecast office in Georgia. The Meteorologists, Hydrologists, Hydrometeorological technicians, and Electronic technicians here have many responsibilities and perform a variety of tasks in carrying out our mission. Among them are...
weather forecasts for much of the state and for five major airports
weather warnings and advisories for nearly all of north and central Georgia
dissemination of stage forecasts and flood warnings for rivers across northern and central Georgia.
specialized fire weather forecasts for the U.S. Forest Service and other government agencies.
maintenance of climatological records for Atlanta, Athens, Macon and Columbus