Get ready to break out your shorts, if you haven’t already! High temperatures are anticipated to be in the low 90s by this weekend, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service. The heat will be accompanied by sunny skies. High temperatures will continue to inch upwards through the mid to upper 80s during the remainder of this week; lows in the overnight hours will be in the low 60s. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms enters the forecast on Thursday; skies are anticipated to clear out by Friday night.
The Atlanta Braves shut out the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Tuesday night in the opener of a brief two-game interleague series at Tampa Bay, allowing Atlanta to snap a three-game losing skid.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session today. They will hold a caucus session at 4:30 pm; it will be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both sessions are open to the public.