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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Middle 90s through the weekend; rain chance increasing.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Middle 90s through the weekend; rain chance increasing.

  OUTLOOK Scattered thunderstorms are possible each day with the greatest chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible and could produce strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. Heat indices are forecast to be around 100 to 105 degrees in several areas through the weekend with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few storms popping up across Northwest Georgia this afternoon.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few storms popping up across Northwest Georgia this afternoon.

  OUTLOOK Just more of the same with today’s heat index inching up to 97. FORECAST Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat index roars back to 100 today; highs in the mid 90s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat index roars back to 100 today; highs in the mid 90s.

OUTLOOK No relief in the forecast; upper 90s by the weekend. FORECAST Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hazy, hot and horrible returns — highs in the mid 90s with 20%-40% chance of storms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hazy, hot and horrible returns — highs in the mid 90s with 20%-40% chance of storms.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible each day with the greatest chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible and could produce strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall could lead to localized flooding in flood prone areas. FORECAST Monday: A 20 percent chance… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler at 89 today, 40% rain chance. Scattered storms possible all week with highs in 90s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Slightly cooler at 89 today, 40% rain chance. Scattered storms possible all week with highs in 90s.

  OUTLOOK Slightly cooler today, high near 89 with 40% rain chance. Today-Friday: Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected each day with the greatest thunderstorm chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible and could produce strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall could… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s on Sunday and Monday with increasing chances of rain next week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s on Sunday and Monday with increasing chances of rain next week.

  THE LATEST ON BARRY Updates from the National Hurricane Center as Barry approaches land. Hurricane center OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected each day with the greatest thunderstorm chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible and could produce strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Scattered storms moving into area. Significant weather advisory for Bartow County until 5:45 p.m.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Scattered storms moving into area. Significant weather advisory for Bartow County until 5:45 p.m.

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN BARTOW COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT… AT 514 PM EDT…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER ST PK, OR 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CARTERSVILLE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. HAZARD…UP TO 40 MPH WIND…FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN. IMPACT…EXPECT MINOR DAMAGE TO TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, a break from the 90s on Sunday and Monday — and then right back up again.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, a break from the 90s on Sunday and Monday — and then right back up again.

FROM THE GULF The latest on Tropical Storm Barry. Hurricane center LOCAL OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected each day with the greatest thunderstorm chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible and could produce strong gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall could… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nearly 470 without power in Cave Spring; another storm hanging over Rome this evening.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nearly 470 without power in Cave Spring; another storm hanging over Rome this evening.

THE LATEST Power outages: Georgia Power reports 469 customers are without service in Cave Spring Thursday night; Repairs due by 10:45 p.m.   OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected each day with the greatest thunderstorm chances during the afternoon and evening hours. Strong to isolated severe storms will be possible, with gusty winds, heavy… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Tuesday’s heat index hit 105 with a high of 97; more on the way today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Tuesday’s heat index hit 105 with a high of 97; more on the way today.

THE LATEST HHPodcast Interview: Keith Mickler of the county extension office on what this heat does to plants, trees and crops (avoid excess watering!) Plus: How to chase those varmints from your garden. The Podcast OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected each day with the highest thunderstorm coverage in the afternoon and evening hours. Strong… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weather advisory for western Floyd County. High of 97 today with a heat index of 105. No relief in sight. A few storms nearby tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weather advisory for western Floyd County. High of 97 today with a heat index of 105. No relief in sight. A few storms nearby tonight.

THE LATEST SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN FLOYD COUNTY UNTIL 915 PM EDT… AT 847 PM EDT…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR COOSA, OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF FORNEY…MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH. HAZARD…UP TO 40 MPH WIND…FREQUENT 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 Alert: 99 degrees at 5 p.m. with a heat index of 102. And no relief from the heat all week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: 99 degrees at 5 p.m. with a heat index of 102. And no relief from the heat all week.

THE LATEST Be careful outdoors. At 5 p.m., it was 99 degrees at the airport with a heat index of 102. OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected each day with the highest thunderstorm coverage in the afternoon and evening hours. Some strong storms can be expected, and isolated severe storms cannot be ruled out.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sizzling summer continues, high of 90 with heat index of 99. Rain and thunderstorms expected this afternoon.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sizzling summer continues, high of 90 with heat index of 99. Rain and thunderstorms expected this afternoon.

Sizzling summer continues: Nothing but 90s at least into this week. High temperatures so far this week include: Today: Forecast high of 90; heat index of 99. Saturday: 97. Heat index of 100. Record high: 102. Friday: 96. Heat index of 103. Record high: 102 on July 5, 1954. Thursday: 97. Heat index topped out… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High expected near 93, but will feel like 101 with heat index. Slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High expected near 93, but will feel like 101 with heat index. Slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

  Sizzling summer continues: Nothing but 90s at least into next week. High temperatures so far this week include: Today: Forecast high of 93; heat index of 101. Record high: 102. Friday: 96. Heat index of 103. Record high: 102 on July 5, 1954. Thursday: 97. Heat index topped out at 100. Record: 102 (temperature)… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weather advisory for parts of Bartow, Gordon through 7 p.m. Heat index of 103 so far today with a high of 95.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Weather advisory for parts of Bartow, Gordon through 7 p.m. Heat index of 103 so far today with a high of 95.

RIGHT NOW SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN GORDON AND NORTHEASTERN BARTOW COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT… AT 623 PM EDT…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER FOLSOM, OR 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CALHOUN. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY. HAZARD…40 TO 50 MPH WIND 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: Your Independence Day forecast includes an hour-by-hour summary, from 8 this morning until 11 tonight.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Your Independence Day forecast includes an hour-by-hour summary, from 8 this morning until 11 tonight.

  OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected today and Friday afternoon and evenings, with scattered thunderstorms expected Friday through Tuesday. Some strong storms are possible and isolated severe storms cannot be ruled out. TODAY’S HOUR-BY-HOUR FORECAST 8 am Slight Chance Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 74°F Wind: WNW @ 1 mph 9 am Slight Chance… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heading to Ridge Ferry for the fireworks? Here’s our hour-by-hour forecast through 11 p.m. Plus: Independence Day, Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heading to Ridge Ferry for the fireworks? Here’s our hour-by-hour forecast through 11 p.m. Plus: Independence Day, Friday.

  HOUR-BY-HOUR FORECAST for this evening’s fireworks at Ridge Ferry: 6 pm Chance Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 92°F Wind: WNW @ 6 mph 7 pm Chance Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 90°F Wind: WNW @ 5 mph 8 pm Slight Chance Rain And Thunderstorms Temp: 87°F Wind: WNW @ 3 mph 9 pm Slight Chance Rain… Read more

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