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MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT)- A few showers are possible over the next couple of days before Zeta brings rain to the Peach State starting Wednesday.

TODAY.

Under a mostly cloudy sky this afternoon temperatures will top out in the middle and upper 70’s. Light, isolated showers will be hit or miss throughout the day. Tonight we will see temperatures fall into the middle 60’s. Patchy dense fog is likely by tomorrow morning.

TOMORROW.

Tuesday will be mostly dry with temperatures in the low 80’s. Showers will begin to work into the area by the late evening and overnight hours.

WEEK AHEAD.

By midweek our attention will turn to the Gulf where now Tropical Storm Zeta is expected to make landfall as a hurricane on the Louisiana coastline by Wednesday afternoon. Middle Georgia impacts will begin to be felt Wednesday evening and look to continue through midday Thursday.

Local impacts will be heavy rain, gusty winds and the potential for a brief, spin-up tornado. We will continue to fine tune this forecast in the coming days.

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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.