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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain and thunderstorms expected today, 70% chance in afternoon/evening. Slightly cooler temps with high of 86.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain and thunderstorms expected today, 70% chance in afternoon/evening. Slightly cooler temps with high of 86.

  OUTLOOK More rain and thunderstorms expected today, mainly in afternoon and evening hours. Cooler temps with high near 86. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected today and tonight as a cold front continues to push across Georgia. A few thunderstorms could be strong to severe with gusty winds, small hail, frequent lightning, and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center update: Rain continues in area. Tonight’s concert at Bridgepoint Plaza canceled. Braves game postponed.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center update: Rain continues in area. Tonight’s concert at Bridgepoint Plaza canceled. Braves game postponed.

OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon into tonight as a cold front continues to push across Georgia. A few thunderstorms could be strong to severe with gusty winds, small hail, frequent lightning, and heavy rain the primary threats. The most favorable time frame for thunderstorm development will be through 10… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Significant weather advisory for Gordon until 6 p.m. for strong thunderstorms. Two homes struck by lightning in Floyd County.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Significant weather advisory for Gordon until 6 p.m. for strong thunderstorms. Two homes struck by lightning in Floyd County.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WHITFIELD…GORDON AND MURRAY COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT… AT 530 PM EDT…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM NEAR CONASAUGA LAKE TO NEAR CHATSWORTH TO NEAR NICKELSVILLE…AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH. HAZARD…UP TO 40 MPH WIND…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT…EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms expected later today and Saturday. Some could be strong to severe, over half-inch of rain possible.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms expected later today and Saturday. Some could be strong to severe, over half-inch of rain possible.

  OUTLOOK Partly sunny, high near 90 today and then 60% chance of rain and thunderstorms late afternoon and evening into Saturday. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected mainly this afternoon and into tonight as a cold front moves out of the Tennessee Valley and into north Georgia this afternoon. A few thunderstorms could… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler today, high near 87. Increasing chance of severe thunderstorms Friday, Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler today, high near 87. Increasing chance of severe thunderstorms Friday, Saturday.

  OUTLOOK Slightly cooler today with high near 87, heat index of 97 and slight rain chance. We could see a stormy weekend as a cold front moves into Georgia. While a strong to possibly severe thunderstorm is possible each day, the best chance for strong to severe storms will be Friday and Saturday across… Read more

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3:45 p.m. Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat index at 105, temp 93 in Rome. Tonight: 20% rain chance, temp around 80 for fireworks.

3:45 p.m. Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat index at 105, temp 93 in Rome. Tonight: 20% rain chance, temp around 80 for fireworks.

Update: At 3:45 p.m. it was 93 degrees at Rome airport but felt like 105 with heat index. Hazardous weather outlook: Scattered thunderstorms expected today and tonight, mainly between 3-10 p.m. across North Georgia. A few storms could be strong and possibly severe with strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rain. OUTLOOK Mostly… Read more

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Updated: Overnight storms bring down several trees in Floyd, Chattooga counties. Boil Water advisory for Summerville.

Updated: Overnight storms bring down several trees in Floyd, Chattooga counties. Boil Water advisory for Summerville.

Update: The city of Summerville has issued a boil water notice for all of its customers until at least Friday, according to Interim City Manager Janice Galloway. The power went off at the plant on Filter Plant Road in the early morning hours. As of 11 a.m., the power is restored and pressure is slowly returning… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance with heat index near 99 today. Independence Day: Mostly sunny, high near 92 with 30% rain chance.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance with heat index near 99 today. Independence Day: Mostly sunny, high near 92 with 30% rain chance.

  OUTLOOK Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms today. Otherwise, partly sunny and hot with heat index near 99. Independence Day: Mostly sunny, high near 92 and 30% rain chance in the afternoon and evening. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 60% chance of rain, thunderstorms this afternoon, high near 87. Chance of thunderstorms every day this week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 60% chance of rain, thunderstorms this afternoon, high near 87. Chance of thunderstorms every day this week.

  OUTLOOK Showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon with up to quarter inch of rain possible. There is a chance of thunderstorms each day this week, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours with few storms becoming strong to severe each day with gusty winds, frequent lightning and isolated flooding from heavy rainfall. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 60% chance of rain, thunderstorms today. Rain in forecast for Independence Day.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 60% chance of rain, thunderstorms today. Rain in forecast for Independence Day.

  OUTLOOK Showers and thunderstorms likely today with 50-60% chance, high near 87. There is a chance of thunderstorms each day for the rest of the time period through the end of next week, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours with few storms becoming strong to severe each day with gusty winds, frequent lightning and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 40% chance of rain and thunderstorms today, heat index near 99. More rain Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 40% chance of rain and thunderstorms today, heat index near 99. More rain Sunday.

  OUTLOOK There is a 40% chance of rain and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Heat index values as high as 99 today. Looking ahead: There is a chance of thunderstorms each day for the rest of the time period through the end of next week, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours with few… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Update on Thursday’s storm aftermath. Heat index of 101 due again today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Update on Thursday’s storm aftermath. Heat index of 101 due again today.

AFTERMATH   Downed trees and  power lines seem to be the biggest problem left by the storms that moved through the regional between noon and 3 p.m. Thursday. Report after report of downed trees were received by the National Weather Service, especially from Floyd and Chattooga counties. Lightning strikes also were reported. Several thousand customers… Read more

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