Heat and humidity stick around this week

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It was another hot day in Middle Georgia with highs in Macon topping out at 99. Thankfully with the storms this afternoon we got a nice cool down for the evening.

Even with the cool down, we will be seeing the potential for some patchy fog to develop overnight and into tomorrow morning.

This evening we are also monitoring Isaias, which is now a hurricane as it makes landfall, likely in South Carolina. As Isaias pushes north it will bring the possibility of heavy rain, gusty winds, and tornadoes to parts of the east coast.

Middle Georgia likely won’t see much of an impact from Isaias, but if you are traveling anywhere along the east coast, north of the Carolinas tomorrow, you will likely have to deal with this.

Back at home we are going to continue to deal with more of the same as far as heat, humidity and pop up showers and storms.

Highs will be in the mid 90’s and our “feels like temps” will warm up to the upper 90’s and triple digits.

As we head into the weekend, don’t expect much in the way of a pattern change. Highs will remain in the mid 90’s through the weekend with rain chances hanging on as well.

Next week looks likely to bring more rain and storm chances, but not much cooler temperatures.

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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.