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Podcast: Boots on the ground — Rome GA Cares helps Louisiana hurricane victims. An interview with a grateful Beauregard Parish Sheriff Mark Herford.

Podcast: Boots on the ground — Rome GA Cares helps Louisiana hurricane victims. An interview with a grateful Beauregard Parish Sheriff Mark Herford.

  Recorded live from Louisiana to Rome via podcast: A caravan of hurricane relief supplies, donated by Floyd County residents for victims of Hurricane Laura, left our area on Monday, Sept. 21, for the hard-hit community of Beauregard Parish. On Wednesday, we talked with Beauregard Sheriff Mark Herford about the storm itself (gusts of 140-145 mph), extensive… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rainy Thursday expected thanks to the remnants of storm Beta. High today: 72 degrees. Radar’s posted.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rainy Thursday expected thanks to the remnants of storm Beta. High today: 72 degrees. Radar’s posted.

OUTLOOK Remnants of Storm Beta could dump more than an inch of rain here today into Friday. Showers and scattered thunderstorms will increase across north and central Georgia today and tonight. Isolated storms could become strong to severe mainly west central Georgia this afternoon and evening. The main threats would be damaging winds…heavy rain…and possibly… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High of only 71 on Thursday as more than an inch of rain from storm Beta.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High of only 71 on Thursday as more than an inch of rain from storm Beta.

OUTLOOK At least 1.60 inches of rain Thursday into Saturday morning expected from remnants of Storm Beta. FORECAST Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind. Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 46 degrees this morning as fall began at 9:31 a.m. A few more nice days and then leftovers from Tropical Storm Beta?

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 46 degrees this morning as fall began at 9:31 a.m. A few more nice days and then leftovers from Tropical Storm Beta?

  OUTLOOK Chilly start today, 46 degrees, but six degrees above the record set in 1913. Mid to upper 70s through Friday with rain moving in much of Thursday into Friday; perhaps close to two inches. FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more days of fall weather and then some rain, a little warmer.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more days of fall weather and then some rain, a little warmer.

  OUTLOOK It will feel like fall when the season arrives Tuesday; rain, high temperatures starting Thursday. FORECAST Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A taste of fall with high near 77 today. Temps back in 80s by mid-week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A taste of fall with high near 77 today. Temps back in 80s by mid-week.

  OUTLOOK More fall-like temperatures today with high near 77. Temps will be back in the 80s by mid-week. FORECAST Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Monday: Mostly sunny,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall begins Tuesday but we get a weekend preview. Mid to upper 70s with lows in the 50s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Fall begins Tuesday but we get a weekend preview. Mid to upper 70s with lows in the 50s.

  OUTLOOK The official start is 9:31 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, but we’ll take we’re getting this weekend. FORECAST Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10… Read more

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Final day to donate to Rome Ga Cares as team leaves Monday to help Beauregard Parish, La., recover from Hurricane Laura. How you can help.

Final day to donate to Rome Ga Cares as team leaves Monday to help Beauregard Parish, La., recover from Hurricane Laura. How you can help.

Rome Ga Cares collecting hurricane relief supplies at tonight’s Darlington football game: “Hey Tigers! We’d like to show those who have been affected by recent hurricanes that we care by collecting donations at this Friday’s football game.  Volunteers from Rome Cares will be at the gates collecting donations of cash and supplies that will be… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Real fall preview this weekend with highs in the 70s, overnight lows in the 50s. No rain.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Real fall preview this weekend with highs in the 70s, overnight lows in the 50s. No rain.

  OUTLOOK A pretty nice stretch of weather ahead: highs in the mid to upper 70s, lows in the mid 50s and no rain. FORECAST Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sally’s out of the picture; most power restored. Weekend looking sunny, cooler.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sally’s out of the picture; most power restored. Weekend looking sunny, cooler.

  THE LATEST Rainfall amounts: Rome: 1.10 inches. Cartersville: 2.67 inches. Calhoun: 1.40 inches. Power updates: Most outages have been repaired as of 4:20 p.m.  Georgia Power outage map / North Georgia EMC: FORECAST Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 78. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with… Read more

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Watching Sally: Quick video, photo from the Gulf Coast. Flora-Bama Lounge. Additional photos on the way.

Watching Sally: Quick video, photo from the Gulf Coast. Flora-Bama Lounge. Additional photos on the way.

  Images from Sally: Above: The landmark Flora-Bama Lounge, with its multiple levels and gulf front views, was under water around midday Wednesday at Hurricane Sally slammed into Gulf Shores near the state borders. The photos, and the video below, were shared by Rome businessman Brian Dulaney who was in the area this week but… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch as outer bands stretch into NW Georgia. Latest radar plus hour-by-hour forecast overnight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch as outer bands stretch into NW Georgia. Latest radar plus hour-by-hour forecast overnight.

THE LATEST The outer bands of Hurricane Sally are just now sweeping into Northwest Georgia. We have much more ahead of us. Rainfall: Through 7:30 p.m., a quarter inch of rain had fallen at the airport in Armuchee. In Cartersville, a third of an inch. What’s on the way between tonight through 6 a.m. Thursday:… Read more

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Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Soggy Sally triggers flash flood watch for our area Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning. At least 4 to 6 inches of rain possible.

Updated: Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Soggy Sally triggers flash flood watch for our area Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning. At least 4 to 6 inches of rain possible.

From the National Weather Service in Peachtree City: What we can expect from Hurricane Sally’s remnants, starting Wednesday. Click the above arrow for more. Heavy rain is guaranteed. At least 4 to 6 inches in Northwest Georgia so flooding should be an issue. Strong gusts of 30 mph or more are likely. Wet ground, strong… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: As temperatures begin to ease, all eyes on Sally and possible impact here Thursday, Friday. Plus: Photo from Orange Beach.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: As temperatures begin to ease, all eyes on Sally and possible impact here Thursday, Friday. Plus: Photo from Orange Beach.

OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected through Thursday. The main hazards will be gusty winds, occasional lightning and periods of locally heavy rainfall. Mid to late week due to the influence of Tropical Storm Sally, periods of heavy rainfall may lead to localized flooding, especially across portions of northern Georgia. Isolated thunderstorms are possible… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Keep eye on Tropical Storm Sally headed to Gulf Coast. North Georgia could see storms, rain between Wednesday-Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Keep eye on Tropical Storm Sally headed to Gulf Coast. North Georgia could see storms, rain between Wednesday-Friday.

  OUTLOOK Slight rain chance later this afternoon, high near 89. Keep an eye on Tropical Storm Sally that is making its way towards the Gulf Coast near Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. We could see some severe weather and numerous showers later in the week between Wednesday and Friday. As of midday Sunday, the forecast… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little more heat, maybe some rain and then low 80s by Tuesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little more heat, maybe some rain and then low 80s by Tuesday.

  OUTLOOK Rain likely now through Monday but not as heavy as first forecast. Maybe an inch total. It will be followed by cooler afternoon highs, in the low 80s. FORECAST Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Up to an inch of rain possible late Saturday through Sunday. Low 80s due next week. 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Up to an inch of rain possible late Saturday through Sunday. Low 80s due next week. 

  OUTLOOK Up to an inch of rain possible late Saturday through Sunday. Low 80s due next week. FORECAST Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind… Read more

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