SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POLK AND SOUTHERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT... At 559 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was near Cedartown. This storm was nearly stationary. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of this storm include Cedartown, Rockmart, Aragon, Cave Spring, Seney, Fish Creek, Etna, Van Wert and Lindale.
We’ve seen gusts clocked at more than 27 mph since 4:30 p.m. with more on the way. At the airport in Rome, a gust of 22 mph was recorded at 5:15 p.m. Thirty minutes earlier, a 26-mph gust was clocked. Rainfall so far: 0.07 of an inch.
LOCAL RIVER LEVELS
Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report
Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report
Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.