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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fickle fall weather with a high today of 86, low early Thursday of 47.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fickle fall weather with a high today of 86, low early Thursday of 47.

FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind. Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Night: A… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny, high near 80. Cooler temps return by midweek.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny, high near 80. Cooler temps return by midweek.

  OUTLOOK Mostly sunny, high near 80 today. Slight rain chance on Monday and then cooler temps by midweek back in low 70s. FORECAST Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Monday: A 20 percent chance of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall is finally in the air. Gorgeous weekend, mostly sunny and high near 71 today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall is finally in the air. Gorgeous weekend, mostly sunny and high near 71 today.

  OUTLOOK Gorgeous fall weekend ahead with mostly sunny skies, high near 71. Slight rain chance on Sunday and warmer near 77. FORECAST Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Sunday: A 20 percent chance of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, fall weather: Highs in the low to mid 70s through Sunday, lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Plus: Hurricane Michael’s aftermath.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, fall weather: Highs in the low to mid 70s through Sunday, lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Plus: Hurricane Michael’s aftermath.

HURRICANE MICHAEL AFTERMATH ABC News takes a closer look at the hurricane’s devastation across the Southeast. The death toll stands at eight, including an 11-year-old Georgia girl. The National Hurricane Center has stopped issuing updates on the historic storm as it is expected to dissipate in the North Atlantic. Michael All the video: Click Google… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Final look at Michael’s rain, winds here.  Power out for 200 customers in NW Georgia. Next up: Low of 48 tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Final look at Michael’s rain, winds here. Power out for 200 customers in NW Georgia. Next up: Low of 48 tonight.

TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL Latest advisory: Michael is speeding through South Carolina toward the Atlantic Ocean. The Weather Channel has exhaustive coverage of the deadly storm’s slamming Florida’s Gulf Coast, crashing through South Georgia. Storm claims second life, an 11-year-old girl in Seminole, Ga., hit by falling carport. ABC LOCAL RAIN, WIND: Rainfall from 7 p.m.… Read more

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With fall temperatures finally here, all those leaves will start to come down soon as well. What to do about them.

With fall temperatures finally here, all those leaves will start to come down soon as well. What to do about them.

We’ll finally see fall temperatures this weekend and, with them, the arrival of leaf season. Here’s primer from the city of Rome on how to help dispose of them all: Media release: The City of Rome Solid Waste Collections is gearing up for leaf collection service and would like to remind city residents what to… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Michael’s 90-mph winds near Albany. Tornado watch grows; excludes NW Georgia. New: Hour-by-hour forecast here overnight.  Bartow Schools: Open on Thursday. Local first responders helping in South Georgia.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Michael’s 90-mph winds near Albany. Tornado watch grows; excludes NW Georgia. New: Hour-by-hour forecast here overnight. Bartow Schools: Open on Thursday. Local first responders helping in South Georgia.

  THE LATEST Rainfall through 8 p.m. Wednesday: Around a half inch in Cartersville; 0.07 of an inch in Rome. Bartow County Schools: No plans to close on Thursday but they’re monitoring Michael. Gov. Nathan Deal adds 16 counties to those under a state of emergency. Just added: Butts, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Greene, Jasper, Lamar,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Michael’s winds now at 120 mph. Deal declares state of emergency for 92 Georgia counties. Impact here: Inch of rain, 20-mph gusts.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Michael’s winds now at 120 mph. Deal declares state of emergency for 92 Georgia counties. Impact here: Inch of rain, 20-mph gusts.

From Tim Herrington,  Floyd County Emergency Management: “I wanted to share a quick weather update from the National Weather Service concerning Hurricane Michael. Currently Hurricane Michael is about 360 miles south of Panama City, Fla., moving at 12 mph. It is a category 2 storm with 110 mph winds but is expected to become a… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Michael now a hurricane; warnings up for Florida-Alabama border communities. We’ll see at least an inch of rain Wednesday-Thursday. Much cooler temperatures to follow.

Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Michael now a hurricane; warnings up for Florida-Alabama border communities. We’ll see at least an inch of rain Wednesday-Thursday. Much cooler temperatures to follow.

TRACKING HURRICANE MICHAEL: Latest advisory A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for… * Okaloosa/Walton County Line Florida to Anclote River Florida A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for… * Anclote River Florida to Anna Maria Island Florida, including Tampa Bay * Alabama/Florida border to Okaloosa/Walton County Line Florida A Hurricane Warning is in… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Tropical Storm Michael growing in the Gulf; targets Florida panhandle. Keep an eye on this one.

Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Tropical Storm Michael growing in the Gulf; targets Florida panhandle. Keep an eye on this one.

TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL Keep an eye on this one if you’re among those spending fall break on the Gulf Coast — you could have a hurricane on the way by early Wednesday. Plus: We’re tracking to see what impact the storm might have on our weather late Tuesday through early Thursday in Northwest Georgia. Expect… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance of 20% all weekend, but otherwise, mostly sunny with highs near 90. 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance of 20% all weekend, but otherwise, mostly sunny with highs near 90. 

  OUTLOOK Slight rain chance of 20% all weekend, but otherwise, mostly sunny with highs near 90. FORECAST Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind. Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot weekend ahead with highs around 90; slight chance of rain on Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot weekend ahead with highs around 90; slight chance of rain on Sunday.

  OUTLOOK At least two more days in the 90s; low 80s by the middle of next week. FORECAST Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  91 or warmer today and more of the same on Friday. Normal for early October: 78.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 91 or warmer today and more of the same on Friday. Normal for early October: 78.

  OUTLOOK 12 or more degrees above normal: We should be in the upper 70s at best for this time of year. Instead, we’ll stay at or above 90 through Saturday. We’re still well south of the record (97 degrees in 1954). Chances for thunderstorms will be possible across north and central Georgia for the… Read more

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RomeGaCares team back home after distributing relief kits, fans, water to those in need in North Carolina.

RomeGaCares team back home after distributing relief kits, fans, water to those in need in North Carolina.

WEDNESDAY UPDATES “RomeGaCares is finally back in Rome/ Floyd!  These last few weeks have been extremely impactful. We want to thank you all for supporting our disaster relief efforts in Columbus County. We made some amazing friends and helped a lot of people who desperately needed it- they were so grateful! Way to go Rome/ Floyd and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 80s to continue through Sunday with sunny skies; great fair weather.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 80s to continue through Sunday with sunny skies; great fair weather.

  GREAT WEATHER FOR THE FAIR It might be fall’s finest festival but it also feels more like summer with highs in the upper 80s into the weekend. Also: Mostly sunny skies. FORECAST Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today; sunny skies and 84 when the Coosa Valley Fair opens this evening.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today; sunny skies and 84 when the Coosa Valley Fair opens this evening.

COOSA VALLEY FAIR FORECAST Around 84 degrees and sunny at 5 p.m. (opening). It will cool to 73 degrees by 10 p.m. OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday and a few strong storms will be possible with gusty winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall. A drier air airmass begins to… Read more

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