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Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Tropical Storm Michael growing in the Gulf; targets Florida panhandle. Keep an eye on this one.

Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Tropical Storm Michael growing in the Gulf; targets Florida panhandle. Keep an eye on this one.

TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL Keep an eye on this one if you’re among those spending fall break on the Gulf Coast — you could have a hurricane on the way by early Wednesday. Plus: We’re tracking to see what impact the storm might have on our weather late Tuesday through early Thursday in Northwest Georgia. Expect… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance of 20% all weekend, but otherwise, mostly sunny with highs near 90. 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance of 20% all weekend, but otherwise, mostly sunny with highs near 90. 

  OUTLOOK Slight rain chance of 20% all weekend, but otherwise, mostly sunny with highs near 90. FORECAST Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind. Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot weekend ahead with highs around 90; slight chance of rain on Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot weekend ahead with highs around 90; slight chance of rain on Sunday.

  OUTLOOK At least two more days in the 90s; low 80s by the middle of next week. FORECAST Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  91 or warmer today and more of the same on Friday. Normal for early October: 78.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 91 or warmer today and more of the same on Friday. Normal for early October: 78.

  OUTLOOK 12 or more degrees above normal: We should be in the upper 70s at best for this time of year. Instead, we’ll stay at or above 90 through Saturday. We’re still well south of the record (97 degrees in 1954). Chances for thunderstorms will be possible across north and central Georgia for the… Read more

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RomeGaCares team back home after distributing relief kits, fans, water to those in need in North Carolina.

RomeGaCares team back home after distributing relief kits, fans, water to those in need in North Carolina.

WEDNESDAY UPDATES “RomeGaCares is finally back in Rome/ Floyd!  These last few weeks have been extremely impactful. We want to thank you all for supporting our disaster relief efforts in Columbus County. We made some amazing friends and helped a lot of people who desperately needed it- they were so grateful! Way to go Rome/ Floyd and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 80s to continue through Sunday with sunny skies; great fair weather.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 80s to continue through Sunday with sunny skies; great fair weather.

  GREAT WEATHER FOR THE FAIR It might be fall’s finest festival but it also feels more like summer with highs in the upper 80s into the weekend. Also: Mostly sunny skies. FORECAST Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today; sunny skies and 84 when the Coosa Valley Fair opens this evening.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s today; sunny skies and 84 when the Coosa Valley Fair opens this evening.

COOSA VALLEY FAIR FORECAST Around 84 degrees and sunny at 5 p.m. (opening). It will cool to 73 degrees by 10 p.m. OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday and a few strong storms will be possible with gusty winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall. A drier air airmass begins to… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to upper 80s through next weekend. No real rain concerns for the Coosa Valley Fair.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid to upper 80s through next weekend. No real rain concerns for the Coosa Valley Fair.

  OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Monday and Tuesday before drier air works into the area for the end of the period. A few strong storms will be possible with gusty winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall. FORECAST Monday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A 30% rain chance today, mostly cloudy with high near 84. Mostly sunny, highs in upper 80s for the week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A 30% rain chance today, mostly cloudy with high near 84. Mostly sunny, highs in upper 80s for the week.

  OUTLOOK A 30% rain chance today, mostly cloudy with high near 84. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Sunday through Tuesday before drier air works into the area for the end of the period. A few strong storms will be possible with gusty winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall. FORECAST Sunday: A 30 percent chance… Read more

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RomeGaCares: Volunteers needed Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to finish packing supply buckets. Final relief kits and water will be loaded for shipment Monday to North Carolina.

RomeGaCares: Volunteers needed Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to finish packing supply buckets. Final relief kits and water will be loaded for shipment Monday to North Carolina.

THE LATEST From RomeGaCares: Volunteers are needed to help stuff remaining 500 supply buckets on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The supply truck was delayed on Friday and will not arrive to Rome until 7 a.m. Saturday, so help is needed to finish preparing the buckets to be shipped out on Monday. Volunteers… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nice fall weekend ahead. Mostly sunny with high near 85. Slight rain chance on Sunday and Monday. 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nice fall weekend ahead. Mostly sunny with high near 85. Slight rain chance on Sunday and Monday. 

  OUTLOOK Mostly sunny with high near 85. Slight rain chance on Sunday and Monday. FORECAST Saturday: Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Sunday: A 30 percent chance… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Clearing skies after more 6 inches of rain between Monday and Thursday. High of 81 today, 84 on Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Clearing skies after more 6 inches of rain between Monday and Thursday. High of 81 today, 84 on Saturday.

We added another 1.67 inches of rain on Thursday, boosting the total rainfall at Richard B. Russell Airport/Towers Field to 6.07 inches since 8 a.m. Monday. There’s a very slight chance of additional rainfall today with clearing skies this afternoon and Saturday. Sunday: 20-30 percent chance of rain. The Oostanaula River in Rome was at… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flash flood watch ends for Northwest Georgia but more rain on the way tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flash flood watch ends for Northwest Georgia but more rain on the way tonight.

RAINFALL: 5.62 inches here between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 p.m. Thursday. FORECAST Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch for all Northwest Georgia through 8 p.m. Thursday. Chattooga County Schools to start two hours late Thursday because of weather concerns.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch for all Northwest Georgia through 8 p.m. Thursday. Chattooga County Schools to start two hours late Thursday because of weather concerns.

THE LATEST Radio station WZQZ reports: ‘Chattooga County Schools delayed two hours on Thursday because of possibility of flash flooding.” WRCB TV in Chattanooga reports these school district in Georgia also will open two hours late on Thursday: Catooga, Chickamauga, Dade County and Walker County. Multiple school districts north of the Georgia-Tennessee border also are… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another 1.25 inches of rain due Wednesday. Rome saw 4.02 inches of rain in 25 hours; Cartersville, 2.35 inches; 3.4 inches in Calhoun. After-school sports cancellations.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another 1.25 inches of rain due Wednesday. Rome saw 4.02 inches of rain in 25 hours; Cartersville, 2.35 inches; 3.4 inches in Calhoun. After-school sports cancellations.

THE LATEST Even more rain on the way. Your first look at Wednesday’s forecast: Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 82. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and… Read more

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11 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong thunderstorms over Northwest Georgia; 40-50 mph winds possible. More than 400 customers without power in Chattooga County.

11 p.m. Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong thunderstorms over Northwest Georgia; 40-50 mph winds possible. More than 400 customers without power in Chattooga County.

  THE LATEST SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR GORDON…NORTHWESTERN BARTOW AND EASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 PM EDT… AT 1044 PM EDT…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER ADAIRSVILLE, OR 10 MILES SOUTH OF CALHOUN…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. HAZARD…40 TO 50 MPH WIND…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT…EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND… Read more

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