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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Our weird weather week continues — warmer today, colder Friday, low 50s for the weekend and rain on Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Our weird weather week continues — warmer today, colder Friday, low 50s for the weekend and rain on Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Strange weather week continues: Warmer today, mid 40s Friday, low 50s Saturday, rain due Sunday (too warm for snow). FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Friday: Partly… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong gusts ease a bit today but so does the temperature; high in the upper 40s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong gusts ease a bit today but so does the temperature; high in the upper 40s.

  OUTLOOK Bundle up: With a low (so far) of 27 and a 5-mph wind, it feels like 21 degrees outside as of 5:40 a.m. Our high today: 48 degrees with gusts to 15 mph. After some pretty strong gusts on Tuesday (at least 25 mph in Rome), we’ll see the winds a bit weaker… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind advisory now through 10 tonight; 35-mph gusts possible. Plus: Two final snow shots.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind advisory now through 10 tonight; 35-mph gusts possible. Plus: Two final snow shots.

What’s new: As if we didn’t lose enough limbs during the snow storm, we’re now dealing with gusts of up to 35 mph as a new cold front moves into the area. New: Wind advisory until 10 p.m. Tuesday:  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect… Read more

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What to do about that storm debris: County saws pull it to the edge of the road and call for pickup. Plus: The policy from the city of Rome.

What to do about that storm debris: County saws pull it to the edge of the road and call for pickup. Plus: The policy from the city of Rome.

What to do about that storm debris: Michael Skeen, Floyd County’s public works director, joined us on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition Tuesday morning on WRGA 98.7 FM to discuss what should be done with all the debris from the weekend snowstorm. Skeen says county homeowners should drag the limbs to the side of your… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 110 customers without power at 5 p.m. in four-county area.  Polk Schools closed Tuesday; Bartow students to return.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 110 customers without power at 5 p.m. in four-county area. Polk Schools closed Tuesday; Bartow students to return.

THE LATEST Polk School District closed Tuesday: The district has been assessing the icy roadways, power, and water conditions for schools. Power and water are in good condition; however, there are still roads with ice, debris and tree limbs limiting our buses in transporting students. School will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 12,  for students.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Morning low of 22 at 8 a.m. in Rome; 21 in Cartersville. We’ll see the low 50s on Monday and then right back to the low 40s by Tuesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Morning low of 22 at 8 a.m. in Rome; 21 in Cartersville. We’ll see the low 50s on Monday and then right back to the low 40s by Tuesday.

OUTLOOK At 8 a.m., the morning low was 22 degrees at the airport in Armuchee. In Cartersville, it was 21 degrees at 8 a.m. — also the morning low. After a frigid start, it won’t warm up that much today. Look for the low 50s on Monday and then temperatures will head south again. However,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical aftermath. Floyd, Rome, Cartersville schools open; Bartow, Polk closed Monday. Power outages: 2,888 in four-county area.

Ware Mechanical aftermath. Floyd, Rome, Cartersville schools open; Bartow, Polk closed Monday. Power outages: 2,888 in four-county area.

SCHOOLS/Open Floyd Schools: Normal day on Monday. “We are planning on a normal school day tomorrow- Monday, Dec. 11. All schools have power as of this afternoon. Custodian and facilities staff will apply salt and sand on sidewalks and parking lots as needed. Staff and students should exercise care around entrances and in parking lots.… Read more

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Final Snow Days Gallery: Scenes from Darlington, Lindale, Cave Spring, Armuchee, Silver Creek.

Final Snow Days Gallery: Scenes from Darlington, Lindale, Cave Spring, Armuchee, Silver Creek.

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Ware Mechanical closings for Sunday. Church schedules changing; others cancel services.

Ware Mechanical closings for Sunday. Church schedules changing; others cancel services.

We are taking this post down as all closings are out of date. We’ll post a Monday edition if needed. For now, please check our home page for overall updates. SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES  CANCELED Lindale United Methodist Church has canceled all services for today. Spring Creek Baptist Church off Chulio Road has canceled Sunday services;… Read more

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11 p.m. Ware Mechanical alert: Another 1-3 inches possible overnight. Black ice concerns on roads. About 14,800 without power in Floyd, Bartow and Polk. Unofficial snowfall totals above 6 inches. Winter storm warning extended until 10 a.m. Saturday.

11 p.m. Ware Mechanical alert: Another 1-3 inches possible overnight. Black ice concerns on roads. About 14,800 without power in Floyd, Bartow and Polk. Unofficial snowfall totals above 6 inches. Winter storm warning extended until 10 a.m. Saturday.

  POWER IS THE BIG ISSUE 11 p.m. update: At least 4,026 customers were without power in Floyd County and another 7,408 in Bartow and 4,978 in Polk. Check on your neighborhood outage here. From Georgia Power: We continue to monitor the winter weather across the state and respond as power outages occur. As of 11… Read more

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Ware Mechanical closings @ 5 p.m.: Latest updates for Saturday including health, restaurants and additional education activities.

Ware Mechanical closings @ 5 p.m.: Latest updates for Saturday including health, restaurants and additional education activities.

LATEST CLOSINGS EDUCATION: Floyd County Schools/Saturday: All Saturday activities for Floyd County Schools are now canceled. The ACT test at Rome High on Saturday has been canceled because of the weather. For rescheduling updates, please see www.actstudent.org The ACT test at Shorter University has cancelled their ACT test admin for Saturday Dec. 9. Watch your… Read more

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Posting now: A massive amount of updates with a photo gallery to follow

Posting now: A massive amount of updates with a photo gallery to follow

Please check back between now and noon for a bunch of updates on closings and the forecast. Read more

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Ware Mechanical alert: Snow chance in our area grows to 40% in latest weather service analysis. Winter weather advisory in effect from 5 a.m. Friday-7 a.m. Saturday. Floyd Schools: No changes so far.

Ware Mechanical alert: Snow chance in our area grows to 40% in latest weather service analysis. Winter weather advisory in effect from 5 a.m. Friday-7 a.m. Saturday. Floyd Schools: No changes so far.

LATEST UPDATES We originally had a 23 percent chance of seeing snow here Friday morning through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. But some of the latest models have pushed that percentage to 40 percent. Some accumulation is possible early Saturday as well. One forecast shows light snow from 4 until 6 a.m.… Read more

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