Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms ahead for weekend, up to one inch of rainfall. More severe weather should stay to our west.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain and thunderstorms ahead for weekend, up to one inch of rainfall. More severe weather should stay to our west.

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OUTLOOK

Showers and a few thunderstorms will develop this evening and move across Northwest Georgia tonight. We could see heavy rain, brief gusty winds and lightning with these storms.  We could see another inch of rainfall. There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms with this activity across portions of Central Georgia Sunday afternoon.

Latest hazardous weather outlook:

SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BY SUNSET THIS EVENING 
AND MOVE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA, MAINLY NORTH OF I-20 AND I-85. THE 
SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL GRADUALLY MOVE SOUTH AND EAST OVERNIGHT AS A 
WEAKENING COLD FRONT ENTERS NORTH GEORGIA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN, BRIEF 
GUSTY WINDS TO 35 MPH AND OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL 
BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.
FLOODING/LOCAL RIVERS

Flood warning for Coosa River at Plant Hammond has been canceled. Saturday morning river was 569.6 feet and falling. Flood stage: 570 feet.

For additional flood reports and latest updates: Flood watch

FORECAST

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy dense fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

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