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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Temperatures start to climb — 92 today, 94 Sunday and 96 on Monday. Heat index of 100 today; less than a tenth of an inch of rain this afternoon.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Temperatures start to climb — 92 today, 94 Sunday and 96 on Monday. Heat index of 100 today; less than a tenth of an inch of rain this afternoon.

  OUTLOOK High heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure across parts of north and central Georgia through the middle of next week. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected each day, especially during the afternoon and evening hours. A few storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds,… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot and humid today with a heat index of 99; highs in the mid-90s starting Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot and humid today with a heat index of 99; highs in the mid-90s starting Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to continue each day throughout the week, especially during the afternoon and evening hours. A few storms could become strong to severe with strong wind gusts, extended periods of heavy rain, and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning. FORECAST Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low to mid 90s through the weekend; watch heat index again today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low to mid 90s through the weekend; watch heat index again today.

  OUTLOOK Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to continue each day throughout the week, especially during afternoon and evening hours. A few storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. FORECAST Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: One or two storms in the rain moving into our area Wednesday night.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: One or two storms in the rain moving into our area Wednesday night.

THE LATEST One, maybe two storms are part of the rain moving into our area as of 7:50 Wednesday evening. No watches or warnings at this hour but plenty of thunder. OUTLOOK Scattered thunderstorms are expected to continue each day, especially during afternoon and evening hours. A few storms could become strong to severe with… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High and dry today with temperatures in the low 90s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High and dry today with temperatures in the low 90s.

  OUTLOOK Scattered thunderstorms are expected to continue each day, especially each afternoon and evening. A few storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent cloud-to- ground lightning. FORECAST Tuesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 1.12 inches of much needed rain on Sunday, early today. Back to the mid 90s by Tuesday. Rain chance all week: 20%-30%

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: 1.12 inches of much needed rain on Sunday, early today. Back to the mid 90s by Tuesday. Rain chance all week: 20%-30%

  OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue each afternoon and evening through the week. A few storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent cloud to ground lightning. FORECAST Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with… Read more

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Retired post: Around a dozen customers without power Sunday afternoon.

Retired post: Around a dozen customers without power Sunday afternoon.

The latest from the Georgia Power outage map: Just a handful in Floyd, Bartow and Polk counties at 1:20 p.m. Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another round of storms moving into Northwest Georgia this evening.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another round of storms moving into Northwest Georgia this evening.

THE LATEST At 6 p.m. More storms are moving into Northwest Georgia. No watches or warnings at this hour. At 1:15 p.m.: 0.84 of an inch of rain in Rome this morning, 0.55 of an inch in Cartersville. We need it. At 1:15 p.m., about a dozen customers without power in Floyd, Bartow and Polk… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Scattered thunderstorms and rain expected throughout weekend, highs in upper 80s.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Scattered thunderstorms and rain expected throughout weekend, highs in upper 80s.

  OUTLOOK Increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms this weekend between 40-70% chance with temps in upper 80s. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected each day. A few storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent cloud to ground lightning. FORECAST Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong thunderstorms to our west near Cedar Bluff, AL and moving into Northwest Georgia

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Strong thunderstorms to our west near Cedar Bluff, AL and moving into Northwest Georgia

  OUTLOOK Keep an eye on storms headed our way this evening. A significant weather advisory for strong thunderstorms near Cedar Bluff, Alabama is in effect until 5:45 p.m. EST. No advisories or watches for our area at this time. Scattered thunderstorms will develop this afternoon across north and central Georgia. A few storms may… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler as rain chance rises; highs near 90.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few degrees cooler as rain chance rises; highs near 90.

  OUTLOOK Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected each day. The chance for widespread severe weather is low…but a few storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent cloud to ground lightning. FORECAST Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Around 100 customers without power following storms in Rome, Polk and Chattooga counties.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Around 100 customers without power following storms in Rome, Polk and Chattooga counties.

THE LATEST Pockets of power outages in West Rome, Armuchee, Summerville and Polk County as of 7:40 this evening. Georgia Power outage map OUTLOOK Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day. The chance for widespread severe weather is low…but a few storms could become strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Compact evening storm basically following 411 from Rome into Cartersville. Some thunder.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Compact evening storm basically following 411 from Rome into Cartersville. Some thunder.

THE LATEST The weather service received a report of quarter-sized hail near Kingston (U.S. 411 and Biddy Road) during the storm Wednesday afternoon. OUTLOOK A few thunderstorms remain possible into the early morning hours. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to diminish over the next few hours. Any remaining storms are expected to be below severe… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more storms in our area this evening.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more storms in our area this evening.

FORECAST Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Air quality alert today for Bartow County, metro Atlanta. Low to mid 90s this week with rain chance increasing later in the week. 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Air quality alert today for Bartow County, metro Atlanta. Low to mid 90s this week with rain chance increasing later in the week. 

THE LATEST ‘Code Orange’ air quality alert today for Bartow County, metro Atlanta: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (Unhealthy for sensitive groups) Air Quality Alert for Atlanta for Monday July 29. Under Code Orange conditions, the outdoor air quality is likely to be unhealthy for some… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Last week’s fall preview is over. Straight 90s at least through Friday, slight rain chance each day.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Last week’s fall preview is over. Straight 90s at least through Friday, slight rain chance each day.

  OUTLOOK Last week’s fall preview is over. Straight 90s at least through Friday with slight chance of rain along the way. FORECAST Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind. Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight… Read more

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