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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gorgeous spring weekend ahead with sunshine, temps in upper 60’s. High fire danger today. Rain returns on Monday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gorgeous spring weekend ahead with sunshine, temps in upper 60’s. High fire danger today. Rain returns on Monday.

  OUTLOOK A gorgeous spring weekend ahead with sunshine, temps near 66 today and up to 70 on Sunday. High fire danger conditions are today with relative low humidity. Rain returns Monday with isolated to scattered thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the area. FORECAST Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally — beautiful weekend on the way with sunny skies, highs in the upper 60s.  Fire danger today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally — beautiful weekend on the way with sunny skies, highs in the upper 60s. Fire danger today.

OUTLOOK Fire danger today because of low humidity, steady winds and vegetation killed by recent freeze. Please be extra careful burning outdoors today. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible Monday and Monday night as a cold front moves through the area. FORECAST Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of rain today, then all clear through Sunday. Highs in the 60s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of rain today, then all clear through Sunday. Highs in the 60s.

    OUTLOOK There is a chance of thunderstorms across the area Monday and Monday night. FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Spring begins at 5:58 tonight; look for mostly sunny skies through Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Spring begins at 5:58 tonight; look for mostly sunny skies through Saturday.

  OUTLOOK Mostly sunny through Saturday with a slight rain chance Thursday. Highs in the mid 60s. FORECAST Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Calm wind. Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning through 10 a.m. and then a high of 57. A bit warmer on Wednesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Freeze warning through 10 a.m. and then a high of 57. A bit warmer on Wednesday.

  OUTLOOK The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 2 until 10 this morning as temperatures drop to 29 to 32 degrees. Freezing temperatures could damage or kill sensitive vegetation and affect early-bloom crops. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming northeast… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dry, mostly sunny week with highs near 60 — and potential fire danger later today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dry, mostly sunny week with highs near 60 — and potential fire danger later today.

  THE LATEST The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 2 until 10 a.m. Tuesday as temperatures drop to 29 to 32 degrees. Freezing temperatures could damage or kill sensitive vegetation and affect early-bloom crops. OUTLOOK Despite all our recent rain, the National Weather Service… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chilly start this morning, should warm up near 60. Ahead this week: Sunshine and no rain in forecast.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chilly start this morning, should warm up near 60. Ahead this week: Sunshine and no rain in forecast.

  OUTLOOK FORECAST Sunday: Patchy frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15… Read more

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Updated: Expanded report from NWS on small tornado, with maximum winds of 75 mph, damaged two homes near Booger Hollow and Randall roads in southern Floyd County Thursday night. Concerns in Gordon County about weather messages.

Updated: Expanded report from NWS on small tornado, with maximum winds of 75 mph, damaged two homes near Booger Hollow and Randall roads in southern Floyd County Thursday night. Concerns in Gordon County about weather messages.

  The National Weather Service survey team has made a preliminary finding that an EF-0 tornado — with winds of 75 mph — touched down near Booger Hollow Road in southern  Floyd County during Thursday night’s tornado/thunderstorm warning. The expanded report below from the NWS: …NWS TORNADO DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MARCH 14, 2019 SEVERE WEATHER… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and cooler temps for the weekend, low near freezing tonight. Clear skies ahead next week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and cooler temps for the weekend, low near freezing tonight. Clear skies ahead next week.

  OUTLOOK Sunshine with cooler temps, high near 56 and low around 34 tonight. Clear skies for the week ahead. WEATHER CANCELLATIONS Saturday: YMCA Grizzard Park is closed due to saturated fields. Arsenal Rec soccer games will be rescheduled. FLOOD WARNINGS Coosa River at Plant Hammond, is at 571.7 feet and rising, flood stage at… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Myrtle Hill update. Friday afternoon/evening sports cancellations. Plus: Severe weather rattles Floyd, Polk, Bartow counties Thursday night — almost the same scenario of violent weather that rocked the area 11 years ago today.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Myrtle Hill update. Friday afternoon/evening sports cancellations. Plus: Severe weather rattles Floyd, Polk, Bartow counties Thursday night — almost the same scenario of violent weather that rocked the area 11 years ago today.

FOR MORE: Small tornado, with maximum winds of 75 mph, damaged two homes near Booger Hollow and Randall roads in southern Floyd County Thursday night. Updates THE LATEST Update on the Myrtle Hill wall: From Chris Jenkins, Rome’s Public Works Director: “Approximately 50 foot of marble wall fell from Myrtle Hill located on the South Broad side.  A… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather: 2,500 without power in southern end of Polk County, from Cedartown to Rockmart, at 9:20 p.m. Another 167 without service in southern Floyd. . Tornado warning canceled; storm threat remains for some tonight. Around 500 without power, most in southwest Polk, southern Floyd.

Ware Mechanical Weather: 2,500 without power in southern end of Polk County, from Cedartown to Rockmart, at 9:20 p.m. Another 167 without service in southern Floyd. . Tornado warning canceled; storm threat remains for some tonight. Around 500 without power, most in southwest Polk, southern Floyd.

THE LATEST Strong storms are still in the area and we could see more later tonight. About 2,500 customers are without power at 9:20 p.m. in southern Polk County, from near the Alabama border west to Cedartown east and south past Rockmart. Georgia Power shows extensive outages near Rockmart and south near the Haralson County… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Remembering the ‘Storm of the Century’ from March 13, 1993. Today: Partly sunny, high of 71.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Remembering the ‘Storm of the Century’ from March 13, 1993. Today: Partly sunny, high of 71.

  REMEMBERING A MONSTER: MARCH 12-14, 1993 (National Weather Service summaries) March 12, 1993: An area of low pressure over the Gulf of Mexico began spreading snow across north Georgia late in the evening. The snow continued into the next day in what would eventually be called the “Storm of the Century.” March 13, 1993:… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: New flood warning at Lock & Dam; road closure; after school sports update. Nearly 28 inches of rain in Rome between Dec. 1-Feb. 28, almost double the average; winter was 4.4 degrees warmer than normal. Today: Sunny and 67.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: New flood warning at Lock & Dam; road closure; after school sports update. Nearly 28 inches of rain in Rome between Dec. 1-Feb. 28, almost double the average; winter was 4.4 degrees warmer than normal. Today: Sunny and 67.

THE LATEST Weather service: Flood warning for Lock and Dam Park: At 23.9 feet and rising. Flood level: 24 feet. Road closed: We had to close Thomas Bluff Road today near the county line due to flooding – river must be up a little, reports Michael Skeen, director of the Floyd County Public Works Department. From… Read more

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