After another day of record heat, more 90’s for the weekend

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We saw another day with a high of 102 here in Macon, which continues to be unprecedented. I will just go ahead and repeat the stat from yesterday “not just a daily record, but this actually the hottest that it has been this late in the year since records have been kept (which is 1892)!!”.

If there is any good news, it is that cloud cover through the day tomorrow will help to keep us a little on the cooler side, and by that I mean mid 90’s. We will also maintain a chance for showers and thunderstorms through Saturday evening.

High humidity will stick around through Saturday, but by Sunday we will likely see a small break in the humidity. This means no more rain chance, but temps will be staying in the mid 90’s.

Unfortunately we will not see much of a change in the pattern through next week. Plenty of sunshine is expected,with little in the way of rain chances. Expect the area of severe drought to worsen. Hopefully we can catch a bit of a cool down by next weekend.

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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.