David Chandley

David Chandley

Chief Meteorologist

David Chandley is the FOX 5 Storm Team's Chief Meteorologist. After tracking Georgia’s weather for more than 30 years, David chased his dream to be a chief meteorologist and joined the FOX 5 Storm Team in January 2015. You can depend on David every weeknight on FOX 5 News at 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m., as well as during any severe weather events.

David is an AMS certified meteorologist. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in broadcast journalism and also completed the broadcast meteorology program at Mississippi State University. David holds the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) designation from the American Meteorological Society. This is the highest mark of distinction and recognition available in broadcast meteorology.

David's broadcast career has taken him all over Georgia, with stops in Albany, Macon, Columbus and a 25-plus year stay at WSB in Atlanta. He has been honored with numerous awards, including 11 Southeast Emmy Awards and countless nominations. David has also received the Associated Press Best Weather Reporting Award 13 times.

David and his wife, Lynn, live in Inman Park. They have two daughters, Lauren Reidy and Leah, son-in-law Kyle, one beautiful granddaughter and two dogs, Pippa and Jack. He loves golf, walking and biking the Atlanta BeltLine and endures CrossFit. David is a DoorHolder at Passion City Church and has worked with numerous Atlanta organizations, including Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Gwinnett County Schools and Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities. While at UGA, David was a student trainer and member of the 1980 football team that won the national championship.

The latest from David Chandley

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

Increasing clouds this evening and therefore not as chilly. More clouds on Friday with only a few showers. Cloudy and seasonal for the weekend. Here is the latest update.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

Clear and chilly this evening with lows falling into the 30s by morning. Plenty of sun on Thursday and very mild. Showers roll back in for Friday. Here is your latest weather update.

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Tuesday Evening Weather Update

A clearing sky tonight and falling temps, lows by morning in the 30s. Plenty of sun on Wednesday and a little warmer, most spots in the mid to upper 50s. The rain chance goes back up by Friday. Here is the latest outlook.

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Monday evening weather update

BRRRRRR, its early December and it feels like the heart of winter. A few clouds tonight and chilly with lows by Tuesday morning near 32. More sun than clouds on Tuesday, but still cool, highs holding in the 40s. Here is your latest update.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

After a rainy morning and sunny & warm afternoon, a pleasant evening is ahead with lows falling into the 40s. Plenty of sun for Thanksgiving Day with seasonal temps in the afternoon around 60. Dry into the weekend, but rain returns early Sunday. Here is your latest holiday outlook.

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Tuesday Evening Weather Update

A big storm system to our west is heading this way overnight. Expect rain by morning, but the mild to warm temperatures will remain. Here is your outlook into the weekend.

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Monday Evening Weather Update

Looking at milder temps in the days ahead. Increasing clouds on Tuesday with highs back into the mid 60s, The rain chance will go up Tuesday evening and into Wednesday morning. Here is your latest update.

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Friday Evening Weather Outlook

All quiet this evening with clouds and milder temps. Rain on the way overnight with downpours expected on Saturday, even a t-storm is possible. Here is your latest weather update.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

Clouds will roll in overnight and into Friday, mild temps will remain and the rain chance starts going up late Friday and into Saturday. Most of Saturday will be wet, with some heavy rain possible. Here is your latest update.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

Clouds will continue to roll in and temps remain mild thru the night and into Friday. Rain chance spikes by Saturday morning and will linger into the evening. Here is the latest weather update.