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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Record high for Rome and Cartersville today following records also from Wednesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Record high for Rome and Cartersville today following records also from Wednesday.

ONE FOR THE BOOKS Wednesday’s high of 81 in Rome set the record for Feb. 21. The previous high was 80 degrees set in 1986. Normal for this time of year: High of 58 and low of 36. Another record today: We did it again Thursday with a high of 81 vs. a record of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 70s through the weekend; storms possible today, Thursday, the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 70s through the weekend; storms possible today, Thursday, the weekend.

  OUTLOOK Today: Isolated thunderstorms are possible across North Georgia through early Thursday morning. No severe thunderstorms are expected, with the primary hazard being occasional lightning. Thursday through Tuesday: Isolated thunderstorms are possible across the far north Thursday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible late Saturday through Sunday across both north and parts of central… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 70s now through Friday; storms possible Wednesday, Thursday, weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 70s now through Friday; storms possible Wednesday, Thursday, weekend.

  OUTLOOK There is a chance of thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday, and again Saturday and Sunday. FORECAST Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nothing but 70s today through Saturday; storms possible Wednesday, Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nothing but 70s today through Saturday; storms possible Wednesday, Thursday.

  OUTLOOK Light rain today, Tuesday with thunderstorms possibly Wednesday and Thursday. FORECAST Washington’s Birthday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tuesday: A 20 percent… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Up to 40% rain chance today, high near 65. Rain in forecast everyday this week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Up to 40% rain chance today, high near 65. Rain in forecast everyday this week.

  OUTLOOK After a high of 72 degrees on Saturday, look for high near 65 today with 20-40% rain chance. There is a chance of rain everyday this week, including a chance of thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday as a strong upper level disturbance moves into Georgia. Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected. FORECAST Sunday: A 20… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and 72 degrees in Rome this afternoon. 60% rain chance this evening, no storms expected.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and 72 degrees in Rome this afternoon. 60% rain chance this evening, no storms expected.

OUTLOOK 4:15 p.m. update: It is now 72 degrees at Rome Airport. We have a 40-60% rain chance with evening, but no thunderstorms or severe weather is expected. FORECAST This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tonight: Showers… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About a half inch of rain today through Saturday; 69 today, low 60s Saturday and Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About a half inch of rain today through Saturday; 69 today, low 60s Saturday and Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Get the video update from the National Weather Service by clicking the above image. FORECAST Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday Night: A 40 percent… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low 70s today, upper 60s Friday with rain possible again.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low 70s today, upper 60s Friday with rain possible again.

  OUTLOOK Warmer days ahead with a high of 73 on Thursday (normal for now is 57). We’ll cool down a bit over the weekend. Probably a half inch of rain Saturday and Sunday as well. The Flood Warning continues for the Coosa River near Plant Hammond until further notice. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, the… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Light rain today as warming trend begins. Latest on flood warnings.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Light rain today as warming trend begins. Latest on flood warnings.

FLOOD WARNINGS: Coosa River at Plant Hammond: 571.6 feet. Flood stage is 570 feet. For updated flood news, please click here. FORECAST Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 63. South wind around 5 mph. Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood warnings continue for two  spots in Rome, one in Calhoun. Oostanaula at 21.3 feet, holding steady. Light rain possible today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood warnings continue for two spots in Rome, one in Calhoun. Oostanaula at 21.3 feet, holding steady. Light rain possible today.

FLOOD WARNINGS: Coosa River at Lock & Dam:  24.2 feet and steady.  Flood stage is 24 feet. Coosa River at Plant Hammond: 571.7 feet. Flood stage is 570 feet. Armuchee Creek near Armuchee. 19.3 feet and falling. Flood stage is 19 feet. Oostanaula River near Calhoun.  21.9 feet and steady. Flood stage is 21 feet. For updated… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Flood warnings up for Coosa River at Lock & Dam, Plant Hammond; Armuchee Creek; and Oostanaula in Calhoun. Photos and video.

Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Flood warnings up for Coosa River at Lock & Dam, Plant Hammond; Armuchee Creek; and Oostanaula in Calhoun. Photos and video.

FLOOD WARNINGS: Coosa River at Lock & Dam:  24.1 feet…and rising.  Flood stage is 24 feet. Coosa River at Plant Hammond: 571.5 feet…and rising. Flood stage is 570 feet. Armuchee Creek near Armuchee. 18.6 feet and rising. Flood stage is 19 feet. Expected to crest at 20.4 feet Tuesday mornin Oostanaula River near Calhoun. At 9 a.m. Monday,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood watch extended until 7 a.m. Monday; about 2.1 inches of rain in Rome so far, 1.79 inches in Cartersville. Oostanaula is rising again.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood watch extended until 7 a.m. Monday; about 2.1 inches of rain in Rome so far, 1.79 inches in Cartersville. Oostanaula is rising again.

THE LATEST The National Weather Service has extended the flood watch for our area and much of north and west Georgia through 7 a.m. Monday. It had been set to expire tonight at 7 p.m. Here’s why: Areas of moderate to occasionally heavy rain will continue across north and central Georgia through tonight. Additional rainfall… Read more

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Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong thunderstorms possible this evening. Flood watch in effect through Sunday night with 2-4 inches of rain possible.

Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong thunderstorms possible this evening. Flood watch in effect through Sunday night with 2-4 inches of rain possible.

7 p.m. Hazardous Weather Outlook: Widespread showers will continue to impact Northern and Western Georgia through tonight. Locally heavy rainfall will be the primary threat, with a Flood Watch remaining in effect mainly along and north of a line from Fort Benning to Covington to Danielsville. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible, with a few thunderstorms possibly… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flood watch for all Northwest Georgia from 7 a.m. Saturday through 7 p.m. Sunday; at least 2.2 inches of rain on the way.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flood watch for all Northwest Georgia from 7 a.m. Saturday through 7 p.m. Sunday; at least 2.2 inches of rain on the way.

THE LATEST The National Weather Service has extended flood watch for all of Northwest Georgia and other parts of the state from 7 a.m. Saturday through 7 p.m. Sunday. Heavy rains will spread over Georgia beginning tonight and continuing through Sunday night. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with isolated higher amounts,… Read more

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