Friday will be a cooler day ahead of rain late this weekend

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Good Evening!
Hope you enjoyed our warm day before our cool down moves in for Friday. Temperatures will be topping out in the lower 70’s with breezy conditions and plenty of sun.
Saturday is looking like the best day to do anything outside. As high pressure is moving to the east, temperatures should warm into the mid 70’s. We will see plentiful sunshine, so enjoy it, because rain and clouds move in by Sunday and will hang around for a while.

Sunday a large storm system heads for the southeast with heavy rain expected.  At the moment not expecting much of a thunderstorm threat, because the warm, unstable air will be staying to our south.

Through the start of the week heavy rain continues and some areas could pick up over 3″ of rain! This is not the worst news, because we are still in a drought, but it could cause some flash flooding and rivers rising, so it is something to keep an eye on through the week.

Enjoy the end of a dry week, because after Saturday we are done with that for a while.
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.