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Ware Mechanical Severe Weather Alert: New tornado watch until 2 a.m. Friday. Floyd reports 100-plus roads with high water. Several Floyd homes flooding. Rainfall tops 4 inches. Many schools closed Friday. Flash flood warning extended.

Ware Mechanical Severe Weather Alert: New tornado watch until 2 a.m. Friday. Floyd reports 100-plus roads with high water. Several Floyd homes flooding. Rainfall tops 4 inches. Many schools closed Friday. Flash flood warning extended.

  Tornado watch until 2 a.m. Friday. The Nationwal Weather Service has issued a new tornado watch for Floyd, Gordon and Chattooga counties, in effect until 2 a.m. Friday. The previous watch ended Thursday evening following a close call in Polk, southern Floyd and Bartow counties. Bartow and Polk counties already were under a separate… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch overnight into Friday morning. Threat of severe weather here much of Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch overnight into Friday morning. Threat of severe weather here much of Thursday.

  Severe weather is taking shape for Thursday evening and into Friday morning. The primary threat will be damaging winds and tornadoes. Please continue to monitor your local forecast for more information as it becomes available. #gawx pic.twitter.com/OI2cKn8qKI — NWS Atlanta (@NWSAtlanta) March 24, 2021 THE LATEST The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler from Monday but still nice. Thursday’s rain estimate now 1.33 inches.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A little cooler from Monday but still nice. Thursday’s rain estimate now 1.33 inches.

OUTLOOK The current hazardous weather outlook cautions that “there is a potential for heavy rain, flash flooding and river flooding, favoring north and west Georgia, on Thursday and Thursday night.” Rainfall estimate scaled back; probably 1.3 inches Thursday into Friday. FORECAST Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Get outside today and Tuesday; more rain Wednesday with up to 3 inches later in the week.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Get outside today and Tuesday; more rain Wednesday with up to 3 inches later in the week.

  OUTLOOK Sunny and 72 today but rain moves back in, especially on Thursday. We could see another three inches of rain between Thursday and Friday. The current hazardous weather outlook cautions that “there is a potential for heavy rain, flash flooding and river flooding, favoring north and west Georgia, on Thursday and Thursday night.”… Read more

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Winter weather recap: No snow, drier and warmer than normal temps. What’s ahead for spring?

Winter weather recap: No snow, drier and warmer than normal temps. What’s ahead for spring?

  We have officially entered spring with a gorgeous weekend of sunshine and temps in the mid 60s. We closed the book on the winter season without a significant snow event. In fact, the National Weather Service says Rome and warmer and drier than the normal average for December 2020 through February 2021. Here is… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gorgeous spring Sunday ahead. Flood warning for the Oostanaula River near Calhoun. Rain chances return Tuesday-Thursday.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Gorgeous spring Sunday ahead. Flood warning for the Oostanaula River near Calhoun. Rain chances return Tuesday-Thursday.

  OUR WATERWAYS The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Flood Warning for the Oostanaula River near Calhoun. From this morning until further notice. At 5:45 a.m. Sunday, the stage was 21 feet and rising slowly. Flood stage is 21 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. At 21 feet, Minor flooding begins… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Welcome Spring! 60s today, Sunday with mostly sunny skies. Updates on local waterways.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Welcome Spring! 60s today, Sunday with mostly sunny skies. Updates on local waterways.

Welcome Spring! The Spring Equinox officially arrived at 5:37 a.m. today. OUTLOOK Sunny, low to mid 60s today and Sunday. Warmer week ahead. The Oostanaula River in Rome was at 19.8, which is above “action stage,” the closing of the gates. Flood stage is 25 feet. Flood warning for Armuchee Creek. The creek was at 20.7… Read more

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Gorgeous double rainbow photos taken from Berry College and off Martha Berry in Armuchee on Thursday evening.

Gorgeous double rainbow photos taken from Berry College and off Martha Berry in Armuchee on Thursday evening.

How can you beat double rainbows over a baseball diamond? This was taken by David Beasley, head baseball coach and assistant athletics director at Berry College. Writers Beasley on his Twitter post: “Love this view…. @berrycollege is a special place. Home of @BC_Baseball. Go Vikings!” Courtesy of Floyd E-911: “There’s always something magical about a rainbow…courtesy of one… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Oostanaula in Rome at 19.01 feet, ‘action stage;’ flood warning for Armuchee Creek. Also: Sunny and low to mid 60s for the weekend; overnight lows in the upper 30s

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Oostanaula in Rome at 19.01 feet, ‘action stage;’ flood warning for Armuchee Creek. Also: Sunny and low to mid 60s for the weekend; overnight lows in the upper 30s

RAIN AND RIVERS The Oostanaula River in Rome was at 19.01 feet Friday morning, which prompts “action stage,” the closing of the gates. Flood stage is 25 feet. Flood warning for Armuchee Creek. At 5:45 a.m. Friday, the creek was at 20.7 feet. Flood stage is 19 feet. What to expect: Minor flooding of woodlands…fields and… Read more

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2-hour delays for Rome, Bartow, Chattooga, Calhoun, Gordon, Polk schools. GNTC opens at 10 a.m. Floyd Schools already off. St. Mary’s closed (half day already planned). Two-hour delay for Floyd, Rome government offices.

2-hour delays for Rome, Bartow, Chattooga, Calhoun, Gordon, Polk schools. GNTC opens at 10 a.m. Floyd Schools already off. St. Mary’s closed (half day already planned). Two-hour delay for Floyd, Rome government offices.

SCHOOLS AND THURSDAY Rome City Schools to operate on a two-hour delay Thursday morning. That includes students, faculty, staff and bus schedule. Floyd students already are off Thursday and Friday because of parent-teacher meetings and then teacher work day. Calendar St. Mary’s Catholic School off Thursday and Friday: St. Mary’s already planned early dismissal on… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood warnings for Armuchee Creek, Chattooga River after storms dump 3.88 inches (or more) of rain since Monday evening.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Flood warnings for Armuchee Creek, Chattooga River after storms dump 3.88 inches (or more) of rain since Monday evening.

  Rainfall totals: 3.88 inches in 72 hours. 7 p.m. Wednesday-7 p.m. Thursday: 1.53 inches in Rome; 0.29 of an inch in Cartersville. 7 p.m. Tuesday-7 p.m. Wednesday: 0.46 of an inch and most of that fell late afternoon. 7 p.m. Monday-7 p.m. Tuesday: 1.89 inches in Rome; 0.65 of an inch in Cartersville; Calhoun, 2.18… Read more

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