Delays Expected at Hartsfield-Jackson International (ATL) on February 19, 2019

Delays are expected at Hartsfield-Jackson International (ATL) today.

Low Probability of Delays Between 2:00 PM on 2/19 and 5:00 PM on 2/19

During this time period the airport expects to experience rain in the forecast which will cause a low likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 12.9 MPH gusting to 25.9 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 4,000

Depending on the severity of the rain this may have no impact on your flight. Light rain is typically OK to take off and land through, but heavier rain may be something that your pilot decides to wait out on the ground.

Low Probability of Delays Between 5:00 PM on 2/19 and 9:00 PM on 2/19

During this time period the airport expects to experience rain in the forecast which will cause a low likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 16.5 MPH gusting to 25.9 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 4,000

Depending on the severity of the rain this may have no impact on your flight. Light rain is typically OK to take off and land through, but heavier rain may be something that your pilot decides to wait out on the ground.

High Probability of Delays Between 9:00 PM on 2/19 and 12:00 AM on 2/20

During this time period the airport expects to experience mist which will cause a high likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 18.8 MPH gusting to 29.4 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 2,500

While the weather conditions should be good enough to land aircraft the low visibility caused by these weather conditions will probably require ATC to slow down the flow of traffic to ensure that aircraft arrive safely.

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