Patchy dense fog has developed across portions of northern Georgia this morning. An advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Visibilities of one half of a mile or less are possible during the morning commute. Drivers should exercise caution this morning as visibilities may be rapidly reduced, especially in low lying areas.
53 customers without power off Shorter Avenue this morning; restoration due by 10:45 a.m.
Rome: 1.64 inches of rain Saturday afternoon, evening from thunderstorms.
Strong and some severe thunderstorms moved through Northwest Georgia Saturday evening. The National Weather Service reports multiple trees down from thunderstorm wind damage in Floyd and Bartow counties including:
- Tree down on Shannon Circle (Floyd)
- Tree down on Chulio Road (Floyd)
- Trees down on power lines in 200 block of Tant Road (Bartow)
- Tree down on power line in 100 block of Rodgers Cut Off (Bartow)
- Tree down in roadway at Cassville Road and James Avenue (Bartow)
- Tree down in roadway at Cedar Creek Road and Crow Springs Road.
A 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms this afternoon, high near 92, heat index near 98. Scattered thunderstorms are expected across the area. A few storms may be strong to severe with damaging winds, frequent lightning, hail, and locally heavy rainfall.
Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.