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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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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Trees down in Floyd, Chattooga and Polk counties. Around 200 customers out of power in each of Floyd, Polk and Chattooga counties.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Trees down in Floyd, Chattooga and Polk counties. Around 200 customers out of power in each of Floyd, Polk and Chattooga counties.

THE LATEST   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. Damage report through 3 p.m Thursday: Lightning struck a house on Warren Road in Armuchee. A tree was reported down on a house on Williamsburg Drive in Coosa.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Tips on beating the heat as temperatures climb into the 90s — with a triple-digit heat index.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Tips on beating the heat as temperatures climb into the 90s — with a triple-digit heat index.

Tips from Floyd County EMA and Ready Georgia Summer in Georgia is a time for camping trips, cookouts and afternoons by the pool. However, it’s also a time to be aware of the dangers soaring temperatures can bring. Extreme heat is the No. 2 weather-related killer in the U.S. after excessive cold, according to the Centers… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Warning: Severe thunderstorm warning for Bartow, Polk counties through 5 p.m. Storm still rattling parts of Floyd County as well.

Ware Mechanical Weather Warning: Severe thunderstorm warning for Bartow, Polk counties through 5 p.m. Storm still rattling parts of Floyd County as well.

THE LATEST Severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Bartow, Polk counties…   * UNTIL 500 PM EDT.   * AT 410 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR STILESBORO, OR 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CARTERSVILLE, MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.   HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.   SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.   IMPACT…HAIL… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Afternoon storm threat eases — but not the heat index. It was 103 at 6 p.m. (actual high: 92).

Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Afternoon storm threat eases — but not the heat index. It was 103 at 6 p.m. (actual high: 92).

THE LATEST Afternoon storm threat passes but we could see more later this evening. So far today, our high is 92 degrees with a heat index of 103 degrees at 5 p.m. FORECAST Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Around 1,800 customers still without power, mostly in Chattooga County, Shannon.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Around 1,800 customers still without power, mostly in Chattooga County, Shannon.

POWER OUTAGES/Final report. Around 1,600 customers without power in Floyd, Chattooga and Bartow counties at 6:45 p.m., according to the Georgia Power Outage map. Another 200 customers of North Georgia EMC in Chattooga County also reporting outages at 6:45 p.m. NGEMC WRGA reports trees down along Ga. 140 near the railroad tracks as well. RAINFALL About… Read more

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