Category Archives: Weather

Weather cancellations or postponements: YMCA says no soccer, Grizzard closed. St. Andrew’s cancels blessing of the pets.

Weather cancellations or postponements: YMCA says no soccer, Grizzard closed. St. Andrew’s cancels blessing of the pets.

Please send closing/delay notes via email to druck@hometownheadlines.com. From YMCA: “Grizzard Park will be closed today and all Arsenal Academy and Select games are canceled. The weather is moving in and looks like there’s chances it may be severe. Be safe #ArsenalFam Because of the weather, the Blessing of the Animals service at St. Andrew’s today… Read more

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Tropical Storm Nate: Photo gallery. First edition: Nate as it begins to move in near Panama City Beach

Tropical Storm Nate: Photo gallery. First edition: Nate as it begins to move in near Panama City Beach

  PHOTOS: We’ll be sharing photos from Tropical Storm Nate throughout the day. Please send a picture or two from your neighborhood to druck@hometownheadlines.com   Read more

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10 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Northwest Georgia now under Tropical Storm Watch with tropical force winds, rain due in next 48 hours. Now is time to make preparations. 40 mph gusts, 3 to 8 inches of rain possible.

10 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Northwest Georgia now under Tropical Storm Watch with tropical force winds, rain due in next 48 hours. Now is time to make preparations. 40 mph gusts, 3 to 8 inches of rain possible.

Tropical Storm Watch now in effect for most of North Georgia including Floyd, Bartow, Polk, Gordon and Chattooga counties: A Tropical Storm Watch means Tropical storm wind conditions are possible somewhere within this area and within the next 48 hours * WIND: Peak Wind Forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph * FLOODING RAIN: Peak Rainfall… Read more

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5 p.m. Mechanical Weather Alert: ‘Tropical weather conditions possible late Saturday into Sunday.’ 40-mph gusts, 3 to 6 inches of rain possible.

5 p.m. Mechanical Weather Alert: ‘Tropical weather conditions possible late Saturday into Sunday.’ 40-mph gusts, 3 to 6 inches of rain possible.

From the National Weather Service:  Tropical Storm Nate, currently just east of the Yucatan penninsula of Mexico, is expected to track north-northwest across the Gulf of Mexico through Saturday, making landfall somewhere along the central Gulf Coast Saturday night. The latest track from the National Hurricane Center has Nate turning northeast across Alabama, approaching Northwest Georgia… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Nate expected to move across Georgia, Alabama late Sunday, early Monday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Nate expected to move across Georgia, Alabama late Sunday, early Monday.

WATCHING THE TROPICS: From the National Hurricane Center: At 2 p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Nate was located inland over northeastern Nicaragua near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 84.0 West. Nate is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). A turn toward the north-northwest at a faster forward speed is expected this afternoon… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain chance picking up a bit on Saturday as temperatures warm to the mid 80s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain chance picking up a bit on Saturday as temperatures warm to the mid 80s.

  OUTLOOK Rain chance picking up a bit on Saturday as temperatures warm to the mid 80s. FORECAST Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph. Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around… Read more

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Tropical depression forms with the current forecast tracking a minimal hurricane into Northwest Florida, Southwest Georgia by Sunday.

Tropical depression forms with the current forecast tracking a minimal hurricane into Northwest Florida, Southwest Georgia by Sunday.

  It looks like it is our turn to keep an eye on the tropics. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City already is predicting gusts of 40 to 50 mph in Southwest Georgia as early as Sunday. Here’s the latest hazardous weather outlook for our area: The chance for rain and a few thunderstorms… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny skies, low to mid 80s through Saturday. Next rain: Maybe Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny skies, low to mid 80s through Saturday. Next rain: Maybe Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Sunny and low 80s through Thursday, mid 80s Friday and Saturday. No rain in the forecast until Sunday. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph. Wednesday: Sunny, with a… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Great weather expected for this week’s Coosa Valley Fair.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Great weather expected for this week’s Coosa Valley Fair.

  OUTLOOK The Coosa Valley Fair couldn’t ask for a better week of weather. Mostly sunny skies, temperatures in the low 80s with overnight lows in the upper 50s. The fair opens Tuesday evening and continues through Saturday night. Details FORECAST Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More fall like temps in the air. Highs in low 80’s this week, no rain expected.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More fall like temps in the air. Highs in low 80’s this week, no rain expected.

FORECAST Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Monday… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler temps for weekend. Today: Sunny, high near 80, low of 55 tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler temps for weekend. Today: Sunny, high near 80, low of 55 tonight.

FORECAST Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. East… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: After two near-record days of heat, fall returns starting today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: After two near-record days of heat, fall returns starting today.

  OUTLOOK Finally, fall. After a high of 92 on Wednesday (record: 94) and again Thursday (record: 95), we’re dropping to more seasonal temperatures today through Sunday. FORECAST Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday: Mostly… Read more

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Insurance commissioner: Irma caused at least $336 million in damage in Georgia; more than 56,000 claims so far.

Insurance commissioner: Irma caused at least $336 million in damage in Georgia; more than 56,000 claims so far.

  From Hometown: Northwest Georgia got off light when it came to Hurricane Irma’s rampage. Few power outages and even fewer damage claims were filed here. However, other parts of the state — including metro Atlanta to the coast — saw significant damage and power outages. Media release: With more than 50,000 property related insurance… Read more

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