Ware Mechanical Weather alert: We’re pretty much in the clear. Power outages down to 320 in Polk. Flash flood watch canceled for the region.

Ware Mechanical Weather alert: We’re pretty much in the clear. Power outages down to 320 in Polk. Flash flood watch canceled for the region.

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Summary:

Flash flood watch canceled for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties. Wind advisory in effect through midnight tonight.

Gusts of 25 to 31 mph clocked in Floyd, Bartow and Gordon counties so far this afternoon.

Rainfall ending just shy of two inches in Rome.

320 customers without power as of 8 p.m., most of them in Polk.

POWER OUTAGES

Georgia Power outage map:

North Georgia EMC map:

RAIN SO FAR (since midnight, through 8 p.m.; end of tabulation)

Rome: 1.96 inches. Gusts: 26 mph.

Cartersville:  1.36 inches. Gusts: 25 mph

Calhoun: 2.27 inches. Gusts: 31 mph.

FORECAST

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 71. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Columbus Day: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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