A Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Lauren Holt

Lauren Holt is the Service Climatologist for the State Climate Office of Georgia. She has worked for the Environmental Protection Division since February 2015 as a Meteorologist and Air Quality Forecaster within the Air Protection Branch. Her main duties include responding to various requests for weather and climate data, as well as analyzing upper air weather data, surface observations, and numerical weather prediction models to make air quality forecasts for cities in Georgia. Lauren graduated with a B.S. in Geography and an Atmospheric Sciences Certificate from the University of Georgia. Her research and published work at UGA includes analyzing lost and found items in the April 27th 2011 tornado super-outbreak by performing trajectory analyses, as well research on the public’s perception and accuracy of “PoPs,” or probability of precipitation forecasts.