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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dress lightly for tonight’s Corky Kell Classic; it will be hot. Friday, bring an umbrella to the other games.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dress lightly for tonight’s Corky Kell Classic; it will be hot. Friday, bring an umbrella to the other games.

  OUTLOOK The big concern is heat tonight for the Corky Kell Classic football games at Barron Stadium — the heat index will by 97 at the 5:30 p.m. kickoff between Calhoun and Ridgeland — and rain on Friday as other local teams begin the 2018 high school season. We’re looking at a half inch… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler this weekend but also steady rain, some potential for storms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler this weekend but also steady rain, some potential for storms.

  OUTLOOK Steady rainfall is forecast Friday through Sunday. The cumulative amount probably won’t top 1.5 inches but the advance forecast shows rain for much of the weekend. Bring an  umbrella to Friday night’s game (maybe Thursday as well). FORECAST Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler by Friday, over the weekend; rain possible Thursday-Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler by Friday, over the weekend; rain possible Thursday-Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Some storms could be strong with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and highs in low 90s to start the week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and highs in low 90s to start the week.

  OUTLOOK Sunshine and high near 90, same for Tuesday. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine to start week, rain expected again Thursday

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine to start week, rain expected again Thursday

  OUTLOOK Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine most of week, rain expected to return Thursday through end of week. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Extra: Tonight, look up in the sky — Northwest Georgia should have a great view of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

Ware Mechanical Weather Extra: Tonight, look up in the sky — Northwest Georgia should have a great view of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

From the National Weather Service in Peachtree City:  #Perseid #meteor shower peaks tonight!! Forecast looks good across many areas of Georgia for viewing. Best viewing should be in North Georgia with less cloud cover. Some high clouds may limit viewing in Central Georgia. Optimal viewing between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. .so look to the northeastern sky.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny today, high near 90 and slight rain chance tonight. 30% rain chance on Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny today, high near 90 and slight rain chance tonight. 30% rain chance on Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Mostly sunny today, high near 90. There’s a 30% rain chance on Sunday, high near 91. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected later today with up to half-inch of rain. Scattered showers/storms possible through the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected later today with up to half-inch of rain. Scattered showers/storms possible through the weekend.

  OUTLOOK More rain expected this afternoon and evening with up to half-inch of rain. There is a 30-40% rain chance for the weekend with highs in upper 80s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler today with high near 88. More rain expected this afternoon through the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler today with high near 88. More rain expected this afternoon through the weekend.

  OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, with increasing chances Thursday through Sunday. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. About an inch of rain through Friday. Wednesday’s numbers: High of 92, heat index of 98. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River… Read more

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5:30 p.m. updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 2,200 still without power in Floyd County following afternoon storms. More rain still expected this evening.

5:30 p.m. updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 2,200 still without power in Floyd County following afternoon storms. More rain still expected this evening.

POWER OUTAGES (as of 5:30 p.m.) 2,266 without power in Floyd County (GA Power Outage Map) WRGA reports Fosters Mill area has a tree on a power line that is catching fire with some power outages. WEATHER CANCELLATIONS YMCA Arsenal Academy practices are cancelled due to weather. Decision on Select to come. OUTLOOK SCATTERED TO… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center Alert:  Weather advisory for strong thunderstorms in Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon until 6 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center Alert: Weather advisory for strong thunderstorms in Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon until 6 p.m.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POLK…NORTHERN CHEROKEE… GORDON…BARTOW…PICKENS AND FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT… AT 531 PM EDT…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM REDBUD TO NEAR CAVE SPRING…AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD…40 TO 50 MPH WIND…UP TO PENNY SIZED HAIL…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT…EXPECT… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: One more hot day and then a little relief thanks to the rain. About an inch due through Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: One more hot day and then a little relief thanks to the rain. About an inch due through Friday.

  OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, with increasing chances Thursday through Sunday. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. About an inch of rain through Friday. Tuesday’s numbers: High of 95, heat index of 100. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Today’s heat index should top 102 degrees; some relief by Thursday (more rain, too).

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Today’s heat index should top 102 degrees; some relief by Thursday (more rain, too).

  OUTLOOK LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Monday’s numbers — high of 95, heat index of 102; next significant rainfall due Wednesday (half-inch or better).

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Monday’s numbers — high of 95, heat index of 102; next significant rainfall due Wednesday (half-inch or better).

  OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, with increased chances for thunderstorms and heavy rain on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report… Read more

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