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Local relief efforts growing as devastated Puerto Rico struggles to recover even the basic necessities such as water and power. How to help.

Local relief efforts growing as devastated Puerto Rico struggles to recover even the basic necessities such as water and power. How to help.

  Friday will be the one-month anniversary of the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria across the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. The damage was so massive that even today, 90 percent of the island is without electricity and at least two thirds of the population lack water. As recovery stretches on, both food and medical… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: ‘Sharp cold front’ on the way; low of 43 early Wednesday. Overnight, almost two thirds of an inch of rain here.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: ‘Sharp cold front’ on the way; low of 43 early Wednesday. Overnight, almost two thirds of an inch of rain here.

OVERNIGHT Close to two thirds of an inch of rain between Sunday night and early today as the cold front moved through. Next up: Gusty north breeze, perhaps 25 mph or higher. OUTLOOK Gusty northwest winds will occur behind a sharp cold front. Some higher gusts to 35 mph will be possible in the higher elevations of… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of rain today. Cooler temps to start the week with high near 70, low of 45 on Monday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of rain today. Cooler temps to start the week with high near 70, low of 45 on Monday.

FORECAST Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: It’s finally going to feel like fall with highs near 70 by Monday

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: It’s finally going to feel like fall with highs near 70 by Monday

  OUTLOOK   FORECAST Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Around 80 through Sunday and then highs in the low 70s, lows in the upper 40s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Around 80 through Sunday and then highs in the low 70s, lows in the upper 40s.

  OUTLOOK Slight chance of rain today and Sunday, and then some true fall weather starting Monday. FORECAST Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  A bit cooler today through Sunday with temperatures dropping even more by Monday night.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A bit cooler today through Sunday with temperatures dropping even more by Monday night.

  OUTLOOK After highs in the mid to  upper 80s and lows in the mid 70s (our average high for this time of year is 75), we’llsee a gradual cool down begin today. Look for low 80s and mid 60s for most of the weekend with a dip into the upper 40s Monday night/Tuesday morning. FORECAST… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to low 80s through the weekend with more rain; cooler next week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to low 80s through the weekend with more rain; cooler next week.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms today thanks to the continued tropical air mass. Greater chances for scattered storms Monday with the approach of a cold front from the northwest. While no severe storms are expected, some strong storms cannot be ruled out with gusty winds, brief heavy rain, and cloud to ground lightning as the main threats. FORECAST Wednesday: A… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Patchy, dense fog through 10 this morning.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Patchy, dense fog through 10 this morning.

      Patchy dense fog alert through 10 this morning. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City warns that “patchy dense fog will create low visibilities, making driving hazardous at times across north and central Georgia until 10 this morning. Visibilities may be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving…slow down… use… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Still more rain due today; drier skies by Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Still more rain due today; drier skies by Thursday.

OUTLOOK Thunderstorms are possible each day, though the greatest chances for scattered development will be Tuesday and Wednesday. While no severe storms are expected, some strong storms cannot be ruled out with gusty winds, brief heavy rain, and cloud-to-ground lightning as the main threats. FORECAST Tuesday: Definite drizzle before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We got lucky with Storm Nate — 2 inches of rain, 2,000 power outages. More rain today?

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We got lucky with Storm Nate — 2 inches of rain, 2,000 power outages. More rain today?

  OUTLOOK More than two inches of rain, more than 2,000 people without power and gusts as high as 31 mph — that’s the quick summary of what Tropical Storm Nate left in his quick path through Northwest Georgia on Sunday. We got lucky once again. Official rainfall totals for 24 hours ending at 12:06… Read more

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10 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Rain to begin soon, winds to increase overnight. Tropical Storm Warning for Floyd, Chattooga. Flash Flood watch begins Sunday at noon. 30-40 mph winds, 3-6 inches of rain, tornadoes possible.

10 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Rain to begin soon, winds to increase overnight. Tropical Storm Warning for Floyd, Chattooga. Flash Flood watch begins Sunday at noon. 30-40 mph winds, 3-6 inches of rain, tornadoes possible.

Tropical Storm Warning now in effect for Floyd, Chattooga and extreme Northwest Georgia (Dade, Catoosa and Walker). A Tropical Storm Watch continues for Bartow, Polk and Gordon. A flash flood watch is in effect from Sunday afternoon into Monday morning for most of Northwest Georgia.  9:30 p.m. update from NWS: The chance for a few showers… Read more

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8 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Tropical Storm Warning for Floyd, Chattooga. Tropical Storm Watch for Bartow, Polk, Gordon. Flash Flood Watch on Sunday night. 40 mph gusts, 3 to 6 inches of rain possible starting tonight.

8 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Tropical Storm Warning for Floyd, Chattooga. Tropical Storm Watch for Bartow, Polk, Gordon. Flash Flood Watch on Sunday night. 40 mph gusts, 3 to 6 inches of rain possible starting tonight.

Tropical Storm Warning now in effect for Floyd, Chattooga and extreme Northwest Georgia (Dade, Catoosa and Walker). A Tropical Storm Watch continues for Bartow, Polk and Gordon. A flash flood watch is in effect from Sunday afternoon into Monday morning for most of Northwest Georgia.  8 p.m. update from NWS: The chance for a few showers… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather alert: We’re pretty much in the clear. Power outages down to 320 in Polk. Flash flood watch canceled for the region.

Ware Mechanical Weather alert: We’re pretty much in the clear. Power outages down to 320 in Polk. Flash flood watch canceled for the region.

Summary: Flash flood watch canceled for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties. Wind advisory in effect through midnight tonight. Gusts of 25 to 31 mph clocked in Floyd, Bartow and Gordon counties so far this afternoon. Rainfall ending just shy of two inches in Rome. 320 customers without power as of 8 p.m., most… Read more

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