Most power outages across Northwest Georgia from Tuesday night’s storms have been repaired. At 5 a.m., roughly 60 customers in the five-county area still were without service. Some outages lasted up to four hours, especially in the Chulio Road area. Pockets across the region experienced locally heavy rainfall; officially, all of 0.02 of an inch fell at the airport. The agricultural station off Bells Ferry recorded two thirds of an inch..
Isolated to scattered, mainly afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible through Friday. By this weekend, there is the potential to see more widespread thunderstorms. A few strong storms are possible with brief gusty winds, locally heavy rain, and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.