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

Some showers and storms for Monday night across North Georgia and a few of the storms could be strong. A cold front will usher in cooler by morning. Here is the latest update.

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Sunday Night Weather Update

A few overnight showers giving way to clouds and fog by Monday morning with mild Fall temps. Turning partly cloudy by Monday afternoon and warm, highs topping 80. Rain and storms likely Monday night with an arriving cold front. Here is the breakdown.

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Friday Evening Weather Update

The remnants of Beta have moved out, and nice weather is moving in. Dense fog tonight with mild temps, then sunshine on Saturday and warm. Here is your weather update.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

The remnants of Beta will continue to produce rain and a few storms tonight and into Friday morning. Expect some periods of heavy rain and gusty winds in the overnight hours. Drier and milder by Friday afternoon. Here is your weather update.

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Wednesday evening forecast

FOX 5 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist David Chandley says rain will be moving into the area over the next couple of days.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

More tropical moisture will feed into North Georgia over the next 2 days. Heavier rainfall totals will be north of ATL, but most areas will receive some rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Beta. Here is your weather update.

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Tuesday Evening Weather Update

Our first night of Fall will feel like it, with temps cooling into the 50s overnight. More clouds on Wednesday and then showers for Thursday as we track the remnants of Tropical Storm Beta. Here is your latest outlook.

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Friday Evening Weather Update

The final weekend of Summer will be on the cool side. A nice Friday evening with some clouds and pleasant temps. Mostly cloudy and cooler on Saturday with highs in the 60s to low 70s. More sun on Sunday and then cool and dry into next week. Fall officially arrives on Tuesday at 9:31am.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

The tropical showers will be ending tonight, clouds will remain and temps will fall to seasonal levels. Drier and cooler into the weekend, here is your latest outlook.