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

More heat and humidity in the days ahead. But there is some relief over the horizon. Here is the latest on our summer weather thru the Weekend.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

The hot temps will get even hotter in the days ahead. T-Storms will be scarce, so nights will be slow to cool. Here is the latest weather outlook into the Weekend.

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Tuesday Evening Weather Update

Strong to severe t-storms this evening across metro ATL will give way to warm and muggy conditions overnight and into Wednesday. The hottest days of the year are straight ahead. Here is the breakdown.

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Monday Evening Weather Update

Hot and sticky into our Monday night with temps slow to cool toward morning. A few t-storms on Tuesday, otherwise hot again and temps will be rising toward the end of the week. Here is the latest weather outlook.

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Thursday Evening Weather Update

Slow to cool overnight with lows around 70, more heat on Friday as highs reach the upper 80s to low 90s. It will be hazy and smokey thanks to the western wildfires. Here is the breakdown.

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Wednesday Evening Weather Update

Fewer showers and storms in the days ahead and that will allow high temps to soar up thru the 80s and into the 90s. Here is a breakdown on what is ahead.

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Tuesday Evening Weather Update

Showers and storms ending this evening and then warm and muggy toward morning,. Looks like smaller rain chances in the days ahead and that means temps will be rising during the day. Here is the latest outlook into the Weekend.

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Monday Evening Weather Update

More showers and storms into the evening and overnight. Not expecting any severe storms, but periods of rain may produce some ponding on area roads. Finally a change in sight from this damp pattern. Here is the latest.

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Friday Evening Weather Update

Looking for our rain and storm chances to increase in the days ahead. Meanwhile, it will be warm and muggy tonight and into Saturday. Here is the latest.