Hurricane Dorian’s winds were at 110 mph on Wednesday as the storm was moving north-northwest at 8 mph. On this track, the core of Hurricane Dorian will move dangerously close to the Florida east coast and the Georgia coast through tonight. The center of Dorian is forecast to move near or over the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina Thursday through Friday morning.
HOW TO HELP
Rome Cleaners reports the staff has a truck set up at the 712 Broad St. location collecting water, paper items (paper towels, toilet paper), non-perishable food/items and baby formula. They will be seeing if any items are needed in areas impacted in Georgia first; if not, then items will be going to the Bahamas. Folks can drop off donations between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. This is in conjunction with the sheriff’s RomeGaCares operation.
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WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: Each impact Georgia.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for... * Sebastian Inlet FL to Surf City NC A Hurricane Warning is in effect for... * Volusia/Brevard County FL line to Ponte Vedra Beach FL * North of Savannah River to Surf City NC A Hurricane Watch is in effect for... * North of Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Savannah River A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * North of Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Savannah River
National Hurricane Center’s latest updates on Dorian: Advisories
- Latest updates from the National Weather Service in Peachtree City for potential impact on our state. Georgia impact
The latest from Georgia Emergency Management. GEMA
No break in the heat in Northwest Georgia. We’ll see highs into the mid-90s through next Monday.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 95.