Scattered showers and storms to remain through weekend

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MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – After a wet start for most to the morning, we will have a lull in the action during the later morning hours before more showers and thunderstorms return this afternoon.

TODAY.

A mostly cloudy sky will keep temperatures in the middle 80’s this afternoon, but once again the story for today and into the weekend will be the rain. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will return to Middle Georgia this afternoon and evening. A few lingering showers cannot be ruled out in the overnight hours where temperatures will be falling into the lower 70’s under a mostly cloudy sky.

WEEKEND.

Saturday and Sunday are going to be similar days as waves of rain and storms will roll throughout the region periodically. Temperatures for both days will be in the middle 80’s due to a mostly cloudy sky. Overnight temperatures will be in the upper 60’s and lower 70’s.

NEXT WORK WEEK.

We stay stuck in this wet weather pattern through the middle of the next work week. Between now and the middle of next week I am expecting an additional one to two inches of rain to fall across Middle Georgia. This beneficial rain will begin to slow down later in the week as this system will break down and slide off to the northeast. We should be clearing out by late next week and into the weekend.

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Dalton was born and raised in Canton, Georgia, a small town about an hour north of Atlanta. He attended the University of Georgia, and was an active member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) before graduating Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences as well as a B.S. in Geography in the spring of 2018. Dalton began his broadcast career in Atlanta, Georgia as a weather producer, and is now sharing his talents with us as a member of the 41 First Alert Storm Team. When he's not tracking storms, Dalton enjoys reading books, spending time with his family, and playing with his dog: Murphy. He also loves NASCAR and sports, and enjoys cheering on his favorite teams: The Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Bulldogs.