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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Snow showers overnight? Updates on area rivers; Oostanaula to crest just above flood stage.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Snow showers overnight? Updates on area rivers; Oostanaula to crest just above flood stage.

THE SITUATION at 7:30 p.m. Snow showers possible overnight in higher elevations: From the National Weather Service: “As much colder air rushes in across the area behind a strong storm system, scattered rain showers may mix with or change to snow showers before ending late tonight through early Friday morning. There is the chance to see… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Heavy rain, strong gusts on the way. Tornado watch in NE Alabama until midnight our time.  forecast.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Heavy rain, strong gusts on the way. Tornado watch in NE Alabama until midnight our time. forecast.

7 P.M. UPDATE Tornado watch until midnight our time for northeastern Alabama. Georgia forecasters say there is no immediate indication about moving the watch area into our state as of 7 p.m. Cherokee County, Ala., officials have opened storm shelters as a precaution. 3 P.M. UPDATE From Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director: “There is… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Flash flood watch from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday. Strong gusts due overnight Wednesday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Flash flood watch from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday. Strong gusts due overnight Wednesday.

  THE LATEST Flash flood watch replaces flood watch; timing update: The National Weather Service, based on updated predictions, has canceled the flood watch and replaced it with a flash flood watch for much of Northwest Georgia. The start time is now 6 p.m. Wednesday and continues until Friday morning. It had started at 7… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood watch set for Wednesday through Friday morning; 3 to 4 inches of rain possible. Two waves of severe weather also possible.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood watch set for Wednesday through Friday morning; 3 to 4 inches of rain possible. Two waves of severe weather also possible.

THE LATEST The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Watch for Northwest Georgia from 7 a.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday. Continuous heavy rainfall will occur over the watch area throughout Wednesday and Thursday, with three to five inches possible over the duration of the watch. Quickly accumulating rainfall can produce… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Enjoy the sunshine today and Monday. Rain to return — and severe weather possible Wednesday, Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Enjoy the sunshine today and Monday. Rain to return — and severe weather possible Wednesday, Thursday.

  OUTLOOK And Phil’s verdict is …Punxsutawney Phil *did not* see a shadow. Early Spring arrival it is! (from the National Weather Service) Enjoy the sunshine today and Monday. High near 62 today and up to 70 on Monday.  But on the way …. A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE AREA DURING THE MIDDLE… Read more

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We could see some rough weather this coming Wednesday, Thursday as we observe Severe Weather Awareness Week.

We could see some rough weather this coming Wednesday, Thursday as we observe Severe Weather Awareness Week.

  SUNDAY UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Peachtree City says a “strong storm system will approach the area during the middle of the week, bringing the chance of strong to severe thundertorms … At this time, there will  be a threat for damaging straight-line winds on Wednesday and Thursday. The potential for an isolated… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunday looks to be the best day of the weekend — sunny, high of 61.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunday looks to be the best day of the weekend — sunny, high of 61.

  OUTLOOK The return of the 60s starting Sunday but it won’t last long. More rain on the way. FORECAST Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low 50s today, Saturday with light rain expected; a bit warmer early next week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low 50s today, Saturday with light rain expected; a bit warmer early next week.

  OUTLOOK Light rain today, Saturday will give way to slightly warmer temperatures starting Sunday. FORECAST Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 51. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more days in the mid 50s and then warmer afternoons.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A few more days in the mid 50s and then warmer afternoons.

  OUTLOOK Very light rain late Friday into Saturday morning with highs in the mid 50s. Warming trend begins Monday. FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 5 mph. Friday: A slight chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little bit of rain and slightly cooler temperatures today through Friday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little bit of rain and slightly cooler temperatures today through Friday.

  OUTLOOK Don’t look for a lot of rain from this next system moving in today and tonight. FORECAST Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a… Read more

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Six years ago Tuesday, Northwest Georgia found itself on ice — and in big trouble.

Six years ago Tuesday, Northwest Georgia found itself on ice — and in big trouble.

  It was the storm that changed the way Georgia handled weather emergencies going forward. Even as weather forecasters cautioned about the possibility of winter weather, Northwest Georgia and much of the state went about normal business operations. By midday, everyone realized it was too late. That winter weather did hit, layering roads with ice… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Patchy, dense fog this morning. The sun returns but not for long; low to mid 50s this week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Patchy, dense fog this morning. The sun returns but not for long; low to mid 50s this week.

THE LATEST PATCHY DENSE FOG POSSIBLE THIS MORNING… Patchy dense fog will be possible this morning, primarily in river valleys and other fog prone areas. Visibilities could be reduced to a quarter mile or less at times in these areas. If you encounter reduced visibilities while driving, slow down, increase the distance between your vehicle… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Lost in the 50s today through Friday; rain possible several days.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Lost in the 50s today through Friday; rain possible several days.

  OUTLOOK Mid 50s for much of the week ahead with on-and-off rain shower. FORECAST Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind around… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain returns later today, up to quarter of inch possible. High near 53.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Rain returns later today, up to quarter of inch possible. High near 53.

THE LATEST Cold start to Sunday morning: 28 degrees is the morning low (as of 7 a.m.) OUTLOOK Rain returns later today, up to quarter of inch possible. High near 53. Slight chance of rain Monday, sunshine returns Tuesday. FORECAST Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny but a little cool with a high of 47; a bit warmer starting Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny but a little cool with a high of 47; a bit warmer starting Sunday.

  OUTLOOK Sunny and cool today with a gradual warming trend beginning Sunday. Normal for this time of year: A high of 53. FORECAST Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Sunday: A… Read more

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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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