Category Archives: Weather

Ware Mechanical Weather update: Oostanaula just below 17 feet, starting to fall but 2.4 inches of rain due this weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather update: Oostanaula just below 17 feet, starting to fall but 2.4 inches of rain due this weekend.

  We’re watching the Oostanaula River this afternoon and into the weekend because of heavy rains in recent days as well as what’s due between Friday and Sunday. We’ve seen nearly three inches of rain in Rome since Sunday, including a very soggy Wednesday, and the current forecast is tracking the threat of even more… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Armuchee road closed because of high water. Rainfall ending; 1.39 inches in Rome, 1.65 inches in Cartersville.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Armuchee road closed because of high water. Rainfall ending; 1.39 inches in Rome, 1.65 inches in Cartersville.

  From Floyd County E-911: Road Conditions: Because of the amount of rain and short time that it occurred, area roads and ditches have gotten more than they can hold in some places. The only road closed at this time is Dugger Drive in Armuchee off Old Dalton. Drive careful and if you are concerned… Read more

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8:15 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Half inch of rain due overnight; another inch-plus from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday.

8:15 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Half inch of rain due overnight; another inch-plus from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday.

The latest We’ll see close to a half inch of rain overnight with another inch-plus falling between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday. Below please find the hourly forecast now through 5 a.m. Wednesday. FORECAST 9 pm Chance Rain Temp: 50°F Wind: SE @ 7 mph 10 pm Likely Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 50°F Wind:… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 49 today, 61 on Wednesday and more rain on the way.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 49 today, 61 on Wednesday and more rain on the way.

  OUTLOOK Still another round of yo-yo weather — 49 today, 61 on Wednesday and more rain on the way. FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rainfall at 1.28 inches in Rome; Cartersville at 1.64 inches. Low of 30 tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rainfall at 1.28 inches in Rome; Cartersville at 1.64 inches. Low of 30 tonight.

  OUTLOOK Another upper level system and associated cold front will approach late Tuesday into Wednesday. Some thunderstorms will be possible with the front as it moves through on Wednesday. At this time it is too early to determine if thunderstorms could become severe. Rainfall totals: 2 through 10 a.m., total for the day Rome:… Read more

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: What to know about being ready for nature’s worst.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: What to know about being ready for nature’s worst.

  Severe weather can happen in any month. We’ve seen damaging — at times, deadly — tornadoes in December and January in Northwest Georgia. But the prime months for tornadic activity is March 1-May 30. Severe Weather Awareness Week was created to help inform Georgia residents week was started to focus Georgians on not only… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain ahead tonight and Sunday, temperatures to stay above freezing.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain ahead tonight and Sunday, temperatures to stay above freezing.

  OUTLOOK Rain is expected late tonight into Sunday morning. Temperatures will remain above freezing so no issues with sleet or freezing rain, but some is possible for the Northeast Georgia mountains at the onset precipitation. Another upper level system and associated cold front will approach late Tuesday into Wednesday. Some thunderstorms will be possible… Read more

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Professor Hog sees her shadow at Berry College on Friday, meaning six more weeks of winter.

Professor Hog sees her shadow at Berry College on Friday, meaning six more weeks of winter.

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Cold day ahead; high of 41 and wind chills barely above freezing.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Cold day ahead; high of 41 and wind chills barely above freezing.

OUTLOOK It’s Groundhog Day so we’ll know later this morning about what the rest of winter allegedly looks like. Overnight, the light snow stayed to our north. Hazardous weather outlook: Rain is expected to move back into the region late Saturday night into Sunday morning. Some sleet is possible at the onset of the rain…especially… Read more

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Rome, Cartersville part of ‘short-term severe drought’ region as rainfall totals at 7 inches below normal.

Rome, Cartersville part of ‘short-term severe drought’ region as rainfall totals at 7 inches below normal.

Location Total Rainfall Normal Departure Percent 90 Days Value from Normal of Normal ATLANTA 8.68 11.97 -3.29 73% ATHENS 8.60 11.37 -2.77 76% COLUMBUS 5.77 12.02 -6.25 48% MACON 6.49 11.42 -4.93 57% CARTERSVILLE 5.79 12.72 -6.93 46% NE ATLANTA 7.25 12.95 -5.70 56% WEST ATLANTA 5.98 12.20 -6.22 49% GAINESVILLE 6.39 13.80 -7.41 46%… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Light snow is expected to stay to our north tonight, early Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Light snow is expected to stay to our north tonight, early Friday.

THE LATEST From the National Weather Service: Light rain along and ahead of a cold front will affect portions of north and central Georgia late tonight into early Friday. As precipitation ends overnight, a brief mix of rain and snow, or a period of light snow, is possible across the higher elevations of far north… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Now light rain, no snow, expected overnight Thursday. Sunny, 55 today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Now light rain, no snow, expected overnight Thursday. Sunny, 55 today.

  OUTLOOK Snow now removed from the forecast for overnight Thursday. We will get some rain, less than two tenths of an inch, but it should be too warm for snow (low of 34). We’ll  keep an eye on it just in case. FORECAST   Today: Sunny, with a high near 55. Light southeast wind becoming… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind chill near 20 this morning; high of 44.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind chill near 20 this morning; high of 44.

  OUTLOOK Wind chill could be an issue today with a high of 44, winds to 15 mph. Light rain Thursday into Friday. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy weekend to be followed by cold Tuesday with a high of 45, low of 22.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Soggy weekend to be followed by cold Tuesday with a high of 45, low of 22.

  OUTLOOK Yo-yo winter continues with a cold, blustery Tuesday on the way (low of 22 overnight). FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as… Read more

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