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MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT)- The past few days have been very comfortable, but the heat cranks up this weekend as high pressure moves in.

TODAY.

Under a partly sunny sky, high temperatures will top out in the middle 80’s this afternoon. Afternoon showers and storms will be isolated at best but it would not be a bad idea to keep the umbrella handy. Overnight lows will be right back in the middle 60’s under a partly cloudy sky.

TOMORROW.

It’s Friday! Temperatures will climb back into the low 90’s for the first time in a few days as we close out the work week. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be in the forecast as well.

WEEKEND & BEYOND.

We officially kick off summer on Saturday evening and it is going to feel like it. High temperatures this weekend will be in the low to middle 90’s each afternoon. An extremely isolated shower or two is possible, but most stay dry as high pressure builds in. Showers and storms return on Monday.

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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.