Ware Mechanical Weather: 2,500 without power in southern end of Polk County, from Cedartown to Rockmart, at 9:20 p.m. Another 167 without service in southern Floyd. . Tornado warning canceled; storm threat remains for some tonight. Around 500 without power, most in southwest Polk, southern Floyd.

Ware Mechanical Weather: 2,500 without power in southern end of Polk County, from Cedartown to Rockmart, at 9:20 p.m. Another 167 without service in southern Floyd. . Tornado warning canceled; storm threat remains for some tonight. Around 500 without power, most in southwest Polk, southern Floyd.

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Strong storms are still in the area and we could see more later tonight.

About 2,500 customers are without power at 9:20 p.m. in southern Polk County, from near the Alabama border west to Cedartown east and south past Rockmart. Georgia Power shows extensive outages near Rockmart and south near the Haralson County line. Click Georgia Power.

TORNADO WATCH THROUGH 1 A.M.
Includes Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties.

FLOOD WARNINGS

  • Coosa River, Lock and Dam Park: At 24.5 feet and rising. Flood level: 24 feet.
  • Coosa River, Plant Hammond. At 572 feet. Flood level: 570 feet.
  • Canceled: Oostanaula River, Calhoun: Flood warning.
  • Road closed: We had to close Thomas Bluff Road today near the county line due to flooding – river must be up a little, reports Michael Skeen, director of the Floyd County Public Works Department.

FORECAST

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Low around 56. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

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