David Chandley is your FOX 5 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist.
After tracking Georgia’s weather for more than 35 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 & 11pm, 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+ 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 Brookhaven. They have two daughters, Lauren Reidy and Leah, son-in-law Kyle, two beautiful granddaughters, Eleanor & Piper and two dogs, Pippa and Jack. He loves golf, walking and biking the Atlanta Beltline and working out. 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, Camp Fire Boys and Girls, Atlanta Community Food Bank and Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities.
While at UGA, David was a student trainer and member of the 1980 National Championship Football Team.
The FOX 5 Storm Team is tracking a huge storm system that's bringing strong to severe thunderstorms to Georgia on Tuesday.
It looks like your turkey won't come with a side of rain this season. Here's what's on the menu in your FOX 5 Storm Team holiday weekend forecast.
The saying “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity" doesn’t apply as Georgians head into a long holiday weekend. That’s because both will apply.
Fireworks aren't the only thing soaring sky-high during this Fourth of July weekend.
The chance for storms will be increasing on Tuesday as a warm front and a cold front push through north Georgia.
It is a busy week with spring break, Passover, the Braves Home Opener, the Masters, Good Friday, Easter and more.
A Freeze Warning is in effect from 2 a.m. until 10 a.m. Thursday morning for north Georgia.
A Freeze Warning is once again in place from 11 p.m. Tuesday through 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Friday's storms could be severe with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
Friday morning will see some of the coldest air in five years move into Georgia just in time for Christmas.