5:30 p.m. updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 2,200 still without power in Floyd County following afternoon storms. More rain still expected this evening.

5:30 p.m. updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Over 2,200 still without power in Floyd County following afternoon storms. More rain still expected this evening.

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POWER OUTAGES (as of 5:30 p.m.)
  • 2,266 without power in Floyd County (GA Power Outage Map)
  • WRGA reports Fosters Mill area has a tree on a power line that is catching fire with some power outages.

WEATHER CANCELLATIONS

  • YMCA Arsenal Academy practices are cancelled due to weather. Decision on Select to come.
OUTLOOK
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS 
AFTERNOON AND EVENING, ESPECIALLY OVER WESTERN GEORGIA AND 
INCREASE IN COVERAGE AS THEY MOVE EAST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON 
AND EVENING. SOME STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH DAMAGING 
WINDS, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN.

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: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. West wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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