Ware Mechanical Weather Center Alert:  Weather advisory for strong thunderstorms in Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon until 6 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center Alert: Weather advisory for strong thunderstorms in Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Gordon until 6 p.m.

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...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POLK...NORTHERN CHEROKEE...
GORDON...BARTOW...PICKENS AND FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 531 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE 
EXTENDING FROM REDBUD TO NEAR CAVE SPRING...AND MOVING EAST AT 40 
MPH.

  HAZARD...40 TO 50 MPH WIND...UP TO PENNY SIZED HAIL...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 THESE STORMS INCLUDE
ROME, CANTON, CARTERSVILLE, CALHOUN, CEDARTOWN, JASPER, ADAIRSVILLE,
ROCKMART, EUHARLEE, EMERSON, BALL GROUND, NELSON, ARAGON, CAVE
SPRING, WHITE, WALESKA, KINGSTON, RESACA, PLAINVILLE AND
TAYLORSVILLE.

 

Storm damage reports in Chattooga County (from Chattooga County EMA)

  • Tree down in 1106 Back Penn Road
  • Tree down at 1242 Saddle Club Road
  • Tree down at 375 Dogwood Circle
  • Tree on power lines at 626 Mustang Drive
  • Tree on power liens at 1414 Old Hwy. 27
  • Lightning strike on Georgia Power substation at 14000 block of Hwy. 27 in Trion
  • 583 without power in Trion according to GA Power Outage Map (as of 5 p.m.)

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

FORECAST

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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