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Posted: February 24, 2011 1:04 p.m.

Thundershowers likely tonight

There's a 90 percent chance of rain and thundershowers after midnight in Newton County, but any severe weather likely will be confined to northwest Georgia, according to the National Weather Service.

Expect a low in the mid-50s, and a quarter-inch to half-inch of rain overnight, then a high near 70 on Friday, with rain likely before 1 p.m. There's an 80 percent chance of preciptiation possible Friday, with forecasters calling for up to 1 inch of rain.

The sky should clear overnight Friday, with a low of 39. Unseasonably warm weather should continue through the weekend, with a high of 65 on Saturday and a high of 71 on Sunday.

Rain may return for the start of the work week, with a 60 percent chance of rain or a thunderstorm, and a high of 74.

Rainfall is well below average since the first of the year, with 6.49-inches reported at the FFA-FCcLA Center in Newton County. Average rainfall for the first two months of the year is around nine inches. Rainfall is about 60 percent of average since Dec. 1.


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