Third consecutive record high in Cartersville: It was 80 on Thursday, seven degrees above the previous record for Feb. 7. That makes three consecutive record highs. Our normal for this time of year: 56 degrees.
Rome’s high on Thursday was 82 degrees, five above previous record of 77. Rome also set a record Tuesday but barely missed doing so Wednesday.
Severe Weather Awareness Week ends: Each day focused on a different severe weather threat faced by Georgians. Today wraps up with Flood Safety
Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night: A chance of drizzle after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday: A chance of drizzle before 8am, then occasional drizzle with light rain likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night: Patchy drizzle with a chance of light rain. Cloudy, with a low around 41.