Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Trees down in Lindale. 540 without power in Polk after storms sweep through area.  Rome River Jam canceled tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Trees down in Lindale. 540 without power in Polk after storms sweep through area. Rome River Jam canceled tonight.

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Severe thunderstorms, including a tornado warning, sweep through Northwest Georgia tonight. We do not have any confirmed reports of a tornado on the ground, but there are a few trees down in Floyd County.

From Floyd E-911: At this time we do not have any roads closed; however, we do have some reports of trees down and standing water. Please use caution while driving.
Trees Down:
  • Behind 313 Park Ave Lindale
  • Cave Spring Rd at Welcome Hill Trail
  • North Blanche

POWER OUTAGES

  • At 8:30 p.m., Georgia Power reports 619 customers without power in Polk County. Map 

CANCELLATIONS

Rome River Jam canceled on Saturday: Due to inclement weather, we regret to inform you that the second night of the Rome River Jam is canceled. We are working with Ticketmaster and will follow up with purchasers by email as soon as possible regarding information around refunds.

OUTLOOK

...A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST GEORGIA THROUGH 9 PM EDT...

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THROUGH 12
AM MONDAY FOR THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS

A LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO MOVE THROUGH THE FORECAST ARE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
EVENING IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE DELTA. A FEW
WEAK AND BRIEF TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS IN
PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON INTO
THIS EVENING. OTHER HAZARDS WILL INCLUDE OCCASIONAL STRONG WIND
GUSTS AND PERIODS OF CONSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL. THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS WHERE AN AVERAGE OF 2 TO 4 INCHES COULD ACCUMULATE 
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THEREFORE, AND FLASH FLOOD
WATCH WILL ALSO BE IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA
FROM 5 PM THROUGH MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY NIGHT / MONDAY MORNING

FORECAST

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Low around 69. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Columbus Day: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

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