Latest hazardous weather outlook:
Periodic heavy rain is expected through this afternoon, which could lead to some localized flooding concerns. A few storms late this afternoon into tonight could be strong to severe, particularly across central Georgia. Any severe storms that occur could possibly produce damaging wind gusts and brief tornadoes.
Several rounds of thunderstorms are expected throughout the day. Heavy rain will begin Saturday morning and strong to severe storms will be most likely during late Saturday afternoon into the night time. Rainfall up to 1-inch or more possible.
Rome: As of 11 a.m. Saturday, 1.85 inches of rainfall at Rome Airport since 5 p.m. Friday.
Cartersville: As of 11 a.m. Saturday, 1.45 inches of rainfall at Cartersville Airport since 5 p.m. Friday.
Saturday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.