Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Irma aftermath — Oostanaula at 13 feet and rising; power restored locally; 355,000 out statewide. Mid 80s returning after fall break.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Irma aftermath — Oostanaula at 13 feet and rising; power restored locally; 355,000 out statewide. Mid 80s returning after fall break.

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Oostanaula River at Rome

IRMA AFTERMATH

Oostanaula River: Up more than nine feet this morning as the runoff from Irma’s rain collects into the river. That’s still six feet or so below “action” stage where the flood gates are closed. Please continue to monitor the above graphic.

Georgia Power at 4:45 am.: Click for outage update

Floyd: Resolved. Three outages with five customers this morning.

Bartow: Resolved. Two outages, three customers.

Gordon: Resolved. Two outages, less than five customers.

Polk: Resolved. Two outages, seven customers.

Chattooga: Resolved. Two outages, less than five customers.

Statewide: 355,000 without service; almost two thirds of those who lost power are back online.

North Georgia EMC at 4:45 a.m.: All clear, not outages. Click

OUTLOOK

Another fall day ahead and then back up to the low to mid 80s throughout the weekend.

FORECAST

 

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

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