Hot and humid holiday weekend ahead

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MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT)- This Fourth of July weekend will be a hot one with showers and storms possible during the afternoon and evening hours.


A partly cloudy sky is in store this evening as temperatures fall into the low and middle 70’s across the area. A few showers before midnight are possible with clearing after that.


It is going to be a hot end to the work week as temperatures climb into the middle 90’s. Factoring in the humid air mass in place our “feels like” temperatures will be into the triple digits. If you have any Friday afternoon or evening plans you will want to keep an umbrella handy. Isolated to scattered showers and storms are likely.


For the Fourth of July high temperatures will be in the middle 90’s with heat index values in the triple digits. Afternoon showers and storms are likely throughout the weekend. Next week widespread showers and storms will kick off the work week.

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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.