Thunderstorms are likely throughout the day today ahead of an approaching cold front. Some storms could be strong to severe. The primary hazards associated with the strongest storms will be damaging winds, large hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall, which could lead to localized flooding concerns. A brief spin up tornado also cannot be ruled out.
Rainfall from 3 p.m. Thursday through 2 p.m. Sunday
Rome: 1.81 inches at Rome airport.
Cartersville: 1,12 inches at Cartersville airport.
Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 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.
Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.