Category Archives: Weather

Word on the Tweet: Better business news? Updates on ‘The Base.’ Mounting flu concerns. Area politics. Restaurant rumors.

Word on the Tweet: Better business news? Updates on ‘The Base.’ Mounting flu concerns. Area politics. Restaurant rumors.

  Some Kiplinger-style updates on our nine key topics in Northwest Georgia: BUSINESS: This week should end on a plus note. A couple of things in the works are expected to gel before sunset. We’ll have the updates once final this afternoon or evening. We’re do for a little good news after a recent spike… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain should end around noon today; sunny, cooler weekend ahead. Inch of rain so far.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain should end around noon today; sunny, cooler weekend ahead. Inch of rain so far.

THE LATEST Rainfall at 1.04 inches so far (from 9 a.m. Thursday through 5 Friday morning) in Rome; in Cartersville, about a half inch. OUTLOOK We’re expecting about an inch of rain over all from Thursday and this morning, with skies clearing later in the day throughout the weekend. We’ll get back to normal temperatures… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A bit warmer but we won’t be above 50 until Sunday; about an inch of rain due starting later today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A bit warmer but we won’t be above 50 until Sunday; about an inch of rain due starting later today.

  OUTLOOK We’ll see close to an inch of rain today into Friday with temperatures not breaking the 50-degree mark again until Sunday. FORECAST Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind around 5 mph. Thursday Night: Showers. Low around 40. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High outdoor fire danger today. Warming trend begins; 50 and sunny by Saturday; rain late Thursday into Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High outdoor fire danger today. Warming trend begins; 50 and sunny by Saturday; rain late Thursday into Friday.

THE LATEST Morning low of 21 so far; no wind chill. HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES… Relative Humidities of 25 percent or less can be expected for 4 or more hours this afternoon. Winds will be out of the northeast between 5… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center:  Another cold one on tap tonight with a low of 21; gradual warming trend expected.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another cold one on tap tonight with a low of 21; gradual warming trend expected.

  THE LATEST Another subfreezing night on the way. Be sure to drip some water and open up bathroom cabinet doors night as we’re heading down to 21 degrees. Light winds are expected to little to no wind chill — but low 20s is cold enough. FORECAST Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 21. North… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of snow flurries between 4 and 8 a.m. Tuesday; wind chill will be in the mid teens as well.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight chance of snow flurries between 4 and 8 a.m. Tuesday; wind chill will be in the mid teens as well.

  OUTLOOK A slight chance of snow flurries between 4 and 8 a.m. Tuesday as temperatures drop to 25 degrees. The wind chill also will be in the mid to upper teens around this time as well. No watches or warnings are expected.  Your hour-by-hour forecast: 4 am Slight Chance Snow Temp: 25°F Wind: N… Read more

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Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind chill near 13 degrees on Monday morning. Below freezing in low 20s, wind chills in teens expected for next three nights.

Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Wind chill near 13 degrees on Monday morning. Below freezing in low 20s, wind chills in teens expected for next three nights.

LATEST Cold air and gusty winds will make for wind chills in the teens to lower 20s for most locations late tonight into early tomorrow morning. Those who must be outside should take precautions to stay warm. Be sure to check on family and friends who don’t have heating, and provide pets a warm, dry… Read more

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2:55 p.m. update: Water service now restored to Garden Lakes community after Rome Water Department crews work 10 hours to find and repair leak.

2:55 p.m. update: Water service now restored to Garden Lakes community after Rome Water Department crews work 10 hours to find and repair leak.

2:55 p.m. update: City of Rome Water Department says crews have resolved the issue in Garden Lakes and water service has been restored to all customers. The water might be slow flowing at first as full pressure returns. 2:30 p.m. update: Rome Water Department reports crews are still out in Garden Lakes working on the situation.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 80% rain chance today, up to quarter of an inch possible. Colder temps return Sunday, low near 21.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 80% rain chance today, up to quarter of an inch possible. Colder temps return Sunday, low near 21.

  OUTLOOK Rain returns today with up to quarter of an inch possible. Mostly sunny on Sunday, but colder temps return with high near 45 and lows in the 20s to start the week. FORECAST Saturday: A chance of rain before 10am, then showers, mainly after 10am. High near 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Missed those cold winter days? They’re back starting Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Missed those cold winter days? They’re back starting Sunday.

  OUTLOOK As temperatures drift back to more normal levels today and Saturday, they’ll be followed Sunday and Monday with highs in the low 40s and overnight lows in the 20s. FORECAST Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Overnight storm leaves half inch of rain, 24-mph gusts, some outages. 10 degrees cooler today; high of 49 by Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Overnight storm leaves half inch of rain, 24-mph gusts, some outages. 10 degrees cooler today; high of 49 by Sunday.

OVERNIGHT A storm system moved through Northwest Georgia early Thursday, leaving more than half an inch of rain in Rome and packing gusts of 24 mph. In Cartersville, about a third of an inch of rain and gusts of 24 mph. Less than 200 customers are without power this morning, most west of Cedartown and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dense fog advisory until 10 this morning. One more day in the low 70s and then we’ll drop to more normal temperatures. Brief break in the rain Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dense fog advisory until 10 this morning. One more day in the low 70s and then we’ll drop to more normal temperatures. Brief break in the rain Thursday.

THE LATEST DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING… * WHAT…Visibility less than one mile in dense fog. * WHERE…Portions of north central, northwest and west central Georgia. * WHEN…Until 10 AM EST this morning. * IMPACTS…Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. OUTLOOK Showers and thunderstorms will linger into late… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 1.16 inches of rain in Cartersville so far, 0.26 in Rome. More on the way. Flood watch through 7 a.m. Wednesday. High of 71 today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 1.16 inches of rain in Cartersville so far, 0.26 in Rome. More on the way. Flood watch through 7 a.m. Wednesday. High of 71 today.

  THE LATEST Flash flood watch in effect through Wednesday morning: A frontal boundary will remain stalled across much of north and central Georgia through Wednesday morning. Waves of moderate to locally heavy rainfall are expected today through Wednesday morning. Soils are already saturated and additional rainfall, even lighter amounts, will only exacerbate run off.… Read more

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Monday afternoon storm aftermath. Less than 50 without power this morning in Floyd, Bartow, Polk.

Monday afternoon storm aftermath. Less than 50 without power this morning in Floyd, Bartow, Polk.

  >Photos, video of the storm’s impact on Floyd, Bartow counties. Gallery At 3:15 p.m.  Monday, less than 50 customers in Floyd, Bartow and Polk counties were without power. Crews are out and in area neighborhoods. County-by-county: Floyd: 27 Bartow: Less than 5. Polk: 12. Statewide: 346   Edwards’ office will be open Monday:  Benjamin… Read more

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Updated: Additional photos from Saturday’s storm damage in Euharlee, Rome.

Updated: Additional photos from Saturday’s storm damage in Euharlee, Rome.

CLEAN UP/STORM PHOTOS       Video of storm damage at Benjamin F. Edwards Co. building on Martha Berry Boulevard near Summerville Park. Video from 11 Alive. Read more

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