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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chilly start to weekend, freeze warning until 10 a.m. Sunny, temps around 61, up to 70 for Easter Sunday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Chilly start to weekend, freeze warning until 10 a.m. Sunny, temps around 61, up to 70 for Easter Sunday.

FLOODING For a quick look at area flood warnings, please click here.  Please see river/creek breakouts below. OUTLOOK Freeze warning until 10 a.m. Saturday. Otherwise, sunny with high near 63 today and up to 70 for Easter Sunday. FORECAST Saturday: Patchy frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming east around 5… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 50s today and freeze watch tonight but sunny and 70 on Easter Sunday. Latest flooding updates.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 50s today and freeze watch tonight but sunny and 70 on Easter Sunday. Latest flooding updates.

FLOODING Flood warning for Oostanaula River in Rome is canceled as of this morning. For a quick look at area flood warnings, please click here.  Please see river/creek breakouts before. From Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation: Because of high water and flooding, several local parks will be closed to the public over the weekend with plans… Read more

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Updated: Second Bartow tornado confirmed; injured 5. Earlier tornado hit Taylorsville Thursday night. Cedartown saw 105-mph winds from a ‘down burst,’ leaving five miles of damage.

Updated: Second Bartow tornado confirmed; injured 5. Earlier tornado hit Taylorsville Thursday night. Cedartown saw 105-mph winds from a ‘down burst,’ leaving five miles of damage.

Updated: The National Weather Service’s Peachtree City office has released a detailed summary of last week’s storms, confirming an EF-1 tornado in southern Bartow County as well as a “downburst” in Cedartown with 105-mph winds. The details are below. Our quick summaries: The Cartersville tornado: It was an EF-1 storm with 95-mph winds and was as wide… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nearly a foot of rain following a very soggy March; some parks closed; 5 flood warnings continue on our waterways. Wind advisory today; freeze warning overnight. Easter Sunday: Sunny, high of 70.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Nearly a foot of rain following a very soggy March; some parks closed; 5 flood warnings continue on our waterways. Wind advisory today; freeze warning overnight. Easter Sunday: Sunny, high of 70.

  THE LATEST From Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation: Because of high water and flooding, several local parks will be closed to the public over the weekend with plans to reopen as soon as the water recedes and it’s safe to open. Parks that are closed are Tolbert Park, Riverview Park, Heritage Park and the… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood warning, watch canceled; waterways remain high. Next up: Freeze watch early Friday, lows in the upper 20s. way.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood warning, watch canceled; waterways remain high. Next up: Freeze watch early Friday, lows in the upper 20s. way.

  THE LATEST Freeze watch for Northwest Georgia from midnight until 10 a.m. Friday: We could see temperatures in the upper 20s overnight. No mention yet of a potential black ice threat early Friday. “Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.” Rainfall from 2 a.m. until… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Flash flood watch tonight into Wednesday; another 1.5 inches of rain due (we’ll top 10 inches of rain this month).

Ware Mechanical Weather alert: Flash flood watch tonight into Wednesday; another 1.5 inches of rain due (we’ll top 10 inches of rain this month).

Flash flood watch from 8 tonight until 8 p.m. Wednesday: Look for storms between 2 and 7 a.m. Wednesday and again from noon to 7 p.m. We’ve already had close to 10 inches of rain this month. The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of north… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler — and drier — to start the week. Flooding, clean-up continue from storms. Plus: Pollen level is 3675 today.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler — and drier — to start the week. Flooding, clean-up continue from storms. Plus: Pollen level is 3675 today.

  OUTLOOK There will be a chance for thunderstorms again Tuesday night through Wednesday night ahead of another frontal boundary as it crosses the area mid week. Flooding update below. FORECAST   Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 43. Calm wind. Tuesday: A 20… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert:  400 customers without power. 43-mph gusts as the Rome airport. Morning rainfall: About half an inch. Flood warnings continue for local rivers. Latest on clean-up efforts in Polk County.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: 400 customers without power. 43-mph gusts as the Rome airport. Morning rainfall: About half an inch. Flood warnings continue for local rivers. Latest on clean-up efforts in Polk County.

THE LATEST A half-inch of new rain this morning with Cartersville counting six-tenths of an inch. Gusts of 43 mph at Rome’s airport; 24 mph in Cartersville. POWER OUTAGES Georgia Power: Just about all restored in Northwest Georgia. North Georgia EMC outages: 82 customers without service in Gordon. THURSDAY STORM AFTERMATH Recovery: The Salvation Army Georgia… Read more

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Storms: Video of high water on the Oostanaula, Cassville flooding, Cedartown damage, funnel cloud over south Floyd, Schroeder’s high water, downtown Rome. Midday Friday: New images from Cedartown.

Storms: Video of high water on the Oostanaula, Cassville flooding, Cedartown damage, funnel cloud over south Floyd, Schroeder’s high water, downtown Rome. Midday Friday: New images from Cedartown.

A reader’s video of the damage along Irwin Street south of Cedartown from Thursday afternoon.   Video courtesy of Dr. Tony Daniel, Floyd County Board of Education. Shows funnel cloud forming over southern Floyd County. Above: Heavy rain and street flooding in downtown Rome. From Cave Spring, Friday morning. Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Line of strong thunderstorms expected tonight and early Sunday. Latest updates on flooding, roads, storm cleanup. NWS to survey damage in Cedartown, Cartersville.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Line of strong thunderstorms expected tonight and early Sunday. Latest updates on flooding, roads, storm cleanup. NWS to survey damage in Cedartown, Cartersville.

THE LATEST Today (through 11 PM this evening) — A MARGINAL to SLIGHT risk for severe weather exists across far north GA today. As a warm front lifts north across the area, there is a risk for a few strong to severe storms mainly across far north Georgia. Main storm threats: Hail up to 1-1.25″ Isolated damaging winds > 60 MPH… Read more

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Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Area rivers continue to swell; warnings continue. 2,000 customers without power at 5 p.m. Recovery efforts under way.

Updated Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Area rivers continue to swell; warnings continue. 2,000 customers without power at 5 p.m. Recovery efforts under way.

THE LATEST From National Weather Service: IN ADDITION, PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS SUGGEST 2 OTHER TORNADOES LIKELY OCCURRED WITH THIS EVENT. THE FIRST OCCURRED AROUND 12:30 PM IN SOUTHERN CEDARTOWN WITHIN POLK COUNTY. THE SECOND OCCURRED JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT, AROUND 11:55 PM NORTH OF CARTERSVILLE IN BARTOW COUNTY. ADDITIONAL SURVEYS WILL BE NEEDED TO DETERMINE THE… Read more

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