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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Monday Evening Weather Update

Clouds with showers and breezy conditions tonight with lows down into the 40s. More showers thru the day and evening on Tuesday with highs around 50. Drier and milder by mid week. Here is the latest breakdown.

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Friday Evening Weather Update

The wedge of cool air will erode and give way to mild to warm temps in the metro area overnight. A few showers tonight and then plenty of clouds for the weekend. It will be very warm both days, even a record high on Sunday. Here is the latest.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

Big changes ahead overnight and into Friday. Clouds roll in, followed by rain in NW GA in the early morning. By sunrise most of N GA will be seeing rain, some of it heavy at times. Temps will vary from the 40s in the NE to the 60s to the SW on Friday. The weekend looks mostly dry and very warm, before more rain next week. Here is the latest.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

Another mild night ahead setting the stage for another sunny and warm day on Thursday. Highs will again top 70 in most areas. Rain returns on Friday and much cooler temps. Here is the latest breakdown.

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Tuesday Evening Weather Update

Clear and mild overnight and then sunny and warm again on Wednesday. Temps will remain above the average the next week, except for Friday when highs will hold in the 50s with some rain. Here is the breakdown

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Monday Evening Weather Update

Clear and seasonal tonight with lows down into the mid to upper 30s. Plenty of sun on Tuesday, breezy at times and very mild, highs into the 60s. Warmer on Wednesday! Here is the latest outlook.

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Friday Evening Weather Update

Finally a dry weekend with plenty of sunshine on the docket. Chilly in the morning, Saturday will see lows in the 20s and then highs topping 50. Milder on Sunday and much warmer next week. Here is the latest.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

Clouds, showers and some drizzle this evening, giving way to a clearing trend by Friday morning. Chilly to start Friday, cool to finish even with some sunshine. Here is your latest outlook looking into the weekend and beyond.

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Cold and wet through Thursday, flooding possible

Another front is moving across the nation, bringing another round of unprecedented winter weather in already hard-hit areas. While they are battling snow and ice, most if not all of Georgia will just stay wet through Thursday evening as the front moves through the state.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

After some sunshine today, clouds and rain will roll back in tonight and thru the day on Thursday. Heavy rain is likely and flooding is possible. Here is the latest update.