Prior to that, she was the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia. Originally from Connecticut, Ms. Tynan double majored in Journalism and Politics and graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. She also completed meteorology courses and received her seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.
Her broadcast awards and honors include "Best On-Air Talent," Las Vegas Electronic Media Awards; and "Best Weathercaster," Las Vegas Review Journal. She was also named "Best Weathercaster" and "Best Weathervane" in the Philadelphia Weekly and Philadelphia Magazine, respectively.
Ms. Tynan is a four-time sub-3 hour marathoner, former world-class professional duathlete and a top ten age group finisher at the 2003 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Married in April, 2005, she has recently scaled back her competitions to local charity races to raise money for worthy charities in the Delaware Valley.
She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Brandywine River Conservancy.
Cecily is married and has a son and daughter.
What causes hail?
In this Weather School class, Cecily Tynan explains what makes hail, and why it comes down in so many sizes.
How does StormTracker 6 radar work?
In this Weather School class, Cecily Tynan explains how StormTracker 6 with Dual-Pol radar works.
Why is it cooler by a mile at the Jersey Shore?
In this Weather School class, Cecily Tynan explains what causes a sea breeze and why it makes those days on the beach so nice.
What are tornadoes and why are they so dangerous?
Cecily Tynan goes inside a tornado to explain where they come from and how they get to be so dangerous in 6abc Weather School
Cecily Tynan debuts the WildWorks Zip Line and Rope Course
Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan debuts the WildWorks Zip Line and Rope Course during Zoo Adventures on July 2, 2019.
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