Monday tied the old Rome record of 98 set back in 1904. Cartersville set a record of 97, beating 94 degrees from Sept. 30, 2006.
We’ll come close to a few records Wednesday and Thursday and then see temperatures drop to the mid 80s for the weekend.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.