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Ware Mechanical Weather update: Power out Sunday morning in Shannon for 260 customers; Cedartown outage repaired.

Ware Mechanical Weather update: Power out Sunday morning in Shannon for 260 customers; Cedartown outage repaired.

Parts of Shannon are waking up with coffee and lights this morning as an outage has zapped power for 260 customers off Ga. 53 on the west side include Avenue E and the Connector. Repairs should be done by 10:15 a.m., according to Georgia Power’s outage map. In Polk County, 1,100 were without power near… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Inch of rain in Rome Saturday; quarter inch in Cartersville. More possible today and throughout the week, highs in upper 80s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Inch of rain in Rome Saturday; quarter inch in Cartersville. More possible today and throughout the week, highs in upper 80s.

  OUTLOOK Saturday report: We saw slightly more than an inch of rain in Rome and a quarter inch in Cartersville (which is hard to believe as we drove through a series of downpours Saturday evening). A 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms today with up to quarter inch of rain. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weekend washout ahead with 70% chance of rain and thunderstorms today and into next week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weekend washout ahead with 70% chance of rain and thunderstorms today and into next week.

OUTLOOK Weekend washout expected with 70% rain chance. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected across the area through Wednesday. A few storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Significant weather advisory for strong thunderstorms in Floyd, Bartow and Gordon until 10:30 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center alert: Significant weather advisory for strong thunderstorms in Floyd, Bartow and Gordon until 10:30 p.m.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR GORDON…NORTHWESTERN BARTOW…SOUTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 1030 PM EDT… AT 946 PM EDT…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM COHUTTA TO TILTON AND COOSA, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. HAZARD…UP TO 40 MPH WIND, OCCASIONAL CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT…EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND OF LIGHT, UNSECURED… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Somewhat of a weekend washout brewing, starting this afternoon. Up to two inches of rain possible through Sunday night.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Somewhat of a weekend washout brewing, starting this afternoon. Up to two inches of rain possible through Sunday night.

OUTLOOK The above item is the weekly briefing from the National Weather Service’s Peachtree City office. Please click it for an excellent five-minute summary and forecast from Meteorologist Adam Baker (a frequent guest on our Hometown Radio show). Weekend: We could see close to two inches of rain between today and Sunday night, with  more… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dress lightly for tonight’s Corky Kell Classic; it will be hot. Friday, bring an umbrella to the other games.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dress lightly for tonight’s Corky Kell Classic; it will be hot. Friday, bring an umbrella to the other games.

  OUTLOOK The big concern is heat tonight for the Corky Kell Classic football games at Barron Stadium — the heat index will by 97 at the 5:30 p.m. kickoff between Calhoun and Ridgeland — and rain on Friday as other local teams begin the 2018 high school season. We’re looking at a half inch… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler this weekend but also steady rain, some potential for storms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler this weekend but also steady rain, some potential for storms.

  OUTLOOK Steady rainfall is forecast Friday through Sunday. The cumulative amount probably won’t top 1.5 inches but the advance forecast shows rain for much of the weekend. Bring an  umbrella to Friday night’s game (maybe Thursday as well). FORECAST Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler by Friday, over the weekend; rain possible Thursday-Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler by Friday, over the weekend; rain possible Thursday-Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Some storms could be strong with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. FORECAST Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and highs in low 90s to start the week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunshine and highs in low 90s to start the week.

  OUTLOOK Sunshine and high near 90, same for Tuesday. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine to start week, rain expected again Thursday

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine to start week, rain expected again Thursday

  OUTLOOK Slight rain chance today, high near 91. Sunshine most of week, rain expected to return Thursday through end of week. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River near Dixon Landing/Grizzard Park off the Bypass: Latest report Oostanaula River at Turner McCall near Riverside Parkway: Latest report FORECAST Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Extra: Tonight, look up in the sky — Northwest Georgia should have a great view of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

Ware Mechanical Weather Extra: Tonight, look up in the sky — Northwest Georgia should have a great view of the Perseid Meteor Shower.

From the National Weather Service in Peachtree City:  #Perseid #meteor shower peaks tonight!! Forecast looks good across many areas of Georgia for viewing. Best viewing should be in North Georgia with less cloud cover. Some high clouds may limit viewing in Central Georgia. Optimal viewing between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. .so look to the northeastern sky.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny today, high near 90 and slight rain chance tonight. 30% rain chance on Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mostly sunny today, high near 90 and slight rain chance tonight. 30% rain chance on Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Mostly sunny today, high near 90. There’s a 30% rain chance on Sunday, high near 91. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected later today with up to half-inch of rain. Scattered showers/storms possible through the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected later today with up to half-inch of rain. Scattered showers/storms possible through the weekend.

  OUTLOOK More rain expected this afternoon and evening with up to half-inch of rain. There is a 30-40% rain chance for the weekend with highs in upper 80s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler today with high near 88. More rain expected this afternoon through the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler today with high near 88. More rain expected this afternoon through the weekend.

  OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day, with increasing chances Thursday through Sunday. Widespread severe weather is not anticipated, however, some storms could produce strong winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. About an inch of rain through Friday. Wednesday’s numbers: High of 92, heat index of 98. LOCAL RIVER LEVELS Etowah River… Read more

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