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Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Cold front due Friday will bring rain, gusty winds, perhaps strong storms followed by less than an inch of snow early Saturday.

Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Cold front due Friday will bring rain, gusty winds, perhaps strong storms followed by less than an inch of snow early Saturday.

OUTLOOK From the National Weather Service: Another strong storm system will move into the region Friday bringing a chance of thunderstorms. A few of these storms could be strong to locally severe with potentially damaging winds the main concern at this time. The best chances for strong to severe storms will be south of the… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Crazy week continues with 62 on Thursday, possible storms (definitely rain) on Friday and cold Saturday morning.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Crazy week continues with 62 on Thursday, possible storms (definitely rain) on Friday and cold Saturday morning.

  OUTLOOK This is going to be a crazy weather week as it started with the threat of freezing rain on Monday. Up next: A high of 62 by Thursday, 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. Up to 1.3 inches of rain early Friday into Saturday midday. Possible storms from 7 a.m.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, a return to “normal” temperatures for this time of year. Low 60s by Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, a return to “normal” temperatures for this time of year. Low 60s by Thursday.

  OUTLOOK Another strong storm system will move into the region Friday, bringing a slight chance of thunderstorms. A few of these storms could be strong with gusty winds. FORECAST Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of rain before 7am. Patchy dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East wind around 5… Read more

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Closings: Final list of closings and delays; back to normal on Tuesday.

Closings: Final list of closings and delays; back to normal on Tuesday.

COLLEGES Georgia Northwestern Technical College now closed all day: “All campuses are now closed for the entire day because of weather conditions across Northwest Georgia. Campuses are scheduled to re-open on a regular schedule Tuesday, Jan. 9.” Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Advisories canceled; cold air leaving Northwest Georgia. Low 60s by Thursday; storms possible Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Advisories canceled; cold air leaving Northwest Georgia. Low 60s by Thursday; storms possible Friday.

THE LATEST Good news, bad news: The winter weather advisories have been canceled and we should be settling into a more normal weather pattern for a few days. That week of abnormally cold weather is over and now the freezing rain threat as well. We’ll see temperatures climb to the low 60s before heading south… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Winter weather advisory for all Northwest Georgia. Freezing rain expected; less than a tenth of an inch of accumulation. Floyd, Rome schools awaiting this evening’s update.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Winter weather advisory for all Northwest Georgia. Freezing rain expected; less than a tenth of an inch of accumulation. Floyd, Rome schools awaiting this evening’s update.

FROM THE 6:40 P.M. WEAHTER SERVICE BRIEFING Uncertainty in coverage and timing of freezing rain remains; however, confidence is high if freezing rain occurs, there will be high impacts.  Moisture moves in early Monday morning (1-5 a.m.) in far Northwest Georgia, then progresses east toward metro Atlanta (5-8 a.m.) then further east through the morning. At this… Read more

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Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Less than tenth of inch of ice possible early Monday. Sunshine for weekend, highs in upper 30s.

Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Less than tenth of inch of ice possible early Monday. Sunshine for weekend, highs in upper 30s.

OUTLOOK There is a chance of freezing rain and sleet across north Georgia late Sunday night into Monday morning as warm moist air overrides cold air near the ground. However, forecasted ice accumulations are now lower than previously expected with localized values less than a tenth of an inch possible throughout north Georgia. Please use… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: NWS issues advisory for hazardous travel conditions possible Monday with freezing rain and ice predicted

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: NWS issues advisory for hazardous travel conditions possible Monday with freezing rain and ice predicted

OUTLOOK A frontal system moving into the area on Monday could produce freezing rain over much of west and north GA. A glaze of ice and slick spots on roads are possible between 1AM-1PM Monday which could cause hazardous travel conditions. …Hazardous Travel Conditions Possible Monday… An upper level storm system will move through the… Read more

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Latest Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Concern increases over freezing rain, ice early Monday; Rome could see up to two tenths of an inch of ice. Friday update: 37 degrees, freezing wind chill at 3 p.m.

Latest Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Concern increases over freezing rain, ice early Monday; Rome could see up to two tenths of an inch of ice. Friday update: 37 degrees, freezing wind chill at 3 p.m.

From Floyd County Emergency Management Director Tim Herrington, 3 p.m. Friday: “We can expect some type of precipitation possibly beginning late Sunday night into early Monday morning. It could be either rain or freezing rain which could present some travel difficulties for commuter traffic during the early morning hours. It is expected to clear out… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert:  Overnight wind chill range now at zero to 10 below. At 8 p.m., it was 23 degrees with a wind chill of 13.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Overnight wind chill range now at zero to 10 below. At 8 p.m., it was 23 degrees with a wind chill of 13.

Forecast update for the next few days — and freezing rain potential — from the National Weather Service. HEADLINES At 8 p.m., 23 degrees with a wind chill of 13. Wind chill advisory now until 9 a.m. Friday. The weather service warns of wind chills ranging from zero to 10 degrees below zero. Includes Floyd,… Read more

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Cold weather taking its toll on pipes in local homes, businesses, even retirement community. Plus: Tips on staying safe.

Cold weather taking its toll on pipes in local homes, businesses, even retirement community. Plus: Tips on staying safe.

The continuing subfreezing weather is taking its toll on Northwest Georgia’s water pipes. Experts have been advising home and business owners to let faucets drop (cold water) to keep water moving to help avoid any freezing. Some homes have insulation around the piping, which has meant additional protection. But others are beginning to develop problems.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather ALERT: Wind chills as low as 5 below possible in Rome, Cartersville; 10 below in Chattooga, Gordon. Hourly overnight forecast. School updates for Chattooga, Dade.

Ware Mechanical Weather ALERT: Wind chills as low as 5 below possible in Rome, Cartersville; 10 below in Chattooga, Gordon. Hourly overnight forecast. School updates for Chattooga, Dade.

  >SIDEBAR: Cold weather taking its toll on pipes in local homes, businesses, even retirement community. Pipes We’re in for a rough start to Thursday morning. With temperatures in the upper teens and winds of 10 to 15 mph sustained, wind chills are now forecast to be from near zero to 5 degrees below zero.… Read more

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