Severe storms possible this weekend

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Happy Thursday Evening!
We have had a nice (mostly dry) few days, but worry not thunderstorm fans, rain and storms are on the way, beginning tomorrow.
Thursday: Expect some fog during the morning hours with partly cloudy skies becoming mostly cloudy through the day.  As we head into the overnight hours we will see our rain chances increase as well as the chance for a few storms to roll through the area.  Right now it doesn’t look like many of these storms will become severe, but as always we will keep you updated.

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Weekend: The real concern becomes severe storms that could possibly come as early as Saturday night.  Right now risk factors Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon look to be very heavy rain, gusty winds, hail, lightning and the possibility of isolated tornadoes.  We will know more about the forecast as the weekend draws nearer so be sure to stay updated with our First Alert Weather App and follow us on Facebook.

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Finally we are expecting a good bit of rain across the area throughout the weekend, so be aware we could be seeing a flash flood threat with some of these storms Saturday into Sunday.

Stay weather aware this weekend and stay tuned to 41NBC.

Have a great evening!

Chief Meteorologist Cecilia Reeves

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Cecilia Reeves joined the 41 First Alert Storm Team as Chief Meteorologist in August of 2016.  She grew up just north of Macon, in McDonough, GA but attended the University of Alabama and received an undergraduate degree in Telecommunications and Film with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism.  Upon graduation in Tuscaloosa, she traveled up to road to Starkville, MS where she received a Masters of Science in Broadcast Meteorology.  In her career she has worked on the West Coast, in the Midwest, and now back home in the Southeast.  When she is not forecasting she enjoys training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, cheering on her teams (Alabama Crimson Tide, Atlanta Falcons, and the Kansas City Royals), and playing with her dogs: Dora and Winston.