Mostly dry today before rain returns late tomorrow

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MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – A few showers will hang around through lunchtime before we take a short break from rain.


We will continue to see a few light showers push through the area through noon today, but after that you can expect a partly sunny sky with temperatures warming into the upper 50’s and lower 60’s across the area. Dry air is going to continue to build in across the area as high pressure slides from the Mississippi River valley up to the northeast. By tonight, temperatures are going to fall off to where they should be this time of year. Under a mostly clear sky, temperatures are going to be in the middle 30’s.


We start the day on a dry note and will be mostly dry throughout the day until rain chances increase during the evening commute. Ahead of the rain, temperatures are going to top out in the low to middle 50’s area-wide. Rain chances increase late into the day and will continue to increase into the overnight hours.


It is going to be a wet Friday morning commute across Middle Georgia. Temperatures will be well above freezing so there is zero threat for any wintry precipitation. A wedge pattern sets us up for a cold rain on Friday with temperatures during the afternoon back in the low to middle 50’s. By the weekend, rain chances will be diminishing. On Saturday we will see a few light showers, but by Sunday we will be mostly sunny with temperatures returning to the middle 60’s.

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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.