Patchy fog and rain chances to start the day, otherwise mostly cloudy with high near 78. Partly sunny for weekend with temps back up in mid-80s. There is a chance for patchy dense fog across north and central Georgia on Friday morning and Saturday morning, which could restrict visibilities to a quarter-mile or less in locations that dense fog develops. There will be a continued chance of thunderstorms each day from Friday through next Wednesday, capable of producing occasional lightning and locally heavy rainfall.
Thursday rainfall: 2.01 inches at Rome airport (from 1 a.m. Thursday through midnight). Only 0.68 of inch of rain at Cartersville airport on Thursday.
Friday: Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.