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.
Meet Tony the Rhino -- he rules the yard at the Philadelphia Zoo
Meet Tony the Rhino -- he rules the yard at the Philly Zoo. Officials think he weighs around 4,000 pounds.
Cecily Tynan learns about Philly Zoo's new baby Humboldt penguin chick
Action News Meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about the new baby Humboldt penguin chick at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Philadelphia Zoo's new dinosaur exhibit takes you back in time
Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about the Philadelphia Zoo's new dinosaur exhibit.
How climate change is already impacting the Philadelphia region
Earth Day 2021 is a day to bring awareness and encourage action to help protect the environment.
Cecily Tynan explains self-destructing sunshine
Cecily Tynan explains what is self-destructing sunshine.
AccuWeather: Winter Storm Warning for Wednesday
Meteorologist Adam Joseph and Cecily Tynan say Wednesday's storm could bring significant, heavy snow to parts of the region, Other areas will see mainly rain and wind.
Philadelphia Celebrates the Holidays
Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan spread holiday cheer at the ceremonial lighting of Philadelphia's Holiday Tree. Plus, holiday light shows, where to find the perfect gifts and more ways to ring in the holidays.
How much snow will fall in the Philadelphia region this winter?
WINTER WEATHER OUTLOOK: How much snow will fall this year? How cold will it get? Adam and Cecily discuss what's in store this season.
Cecily Tynan learns about Sloth bears during Zoo Adventures
Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about Sloth bears during Zoo Adventures on October 21, 2020.
Cecily Tynan learns about Vampire bats during Zoo Adventures
Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about Vampire bats during Zoo Adventures on October 14, 2020.
More TOP STORIES News