Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon, mainly impacting north Georgia and portions of west Georgia. Some isolated strong storms will be possible with gusty winds, small hail, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall as the primary concerns.
POWER OUTAGES: (as of 8:45 p.m.)
Georgia Power reports 1,295 customers without power in our region including: 53 in Floyd; 1,049 in Bartow; less than 5 in Gordon; less than 5 in Chattooga; and 193 in Polk. There had been some 6,000 without power immediately after the storms around 5 p.m. Saturday. Outage map
This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11am and 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.