Cecily Tynan
Cecily Tynan, Action News' Chief Meteorologist, joined 6abc as the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter in October, 1995. She came to WPVI from KTNV in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she worked as a weather and news anchor for Good Morning Las Vegas.

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.

Cecily's Stories
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 Philadelphia Zoo's Curlyhair tarantula 'Teddy'
Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about the Philadelphia Zoo's Curlyhair tarantula named 'Teddy.'
Cecily Tynan learns about Red pandas during Zoo Adventures
Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about Red pandas during Zoo Adventures.
Cecily Tynan interacts with Bearded dragon, kangaroo at the Philadelphia Zoo
Cecily Tynan interacts with a Bearded dragon at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Cecily Tynan interacts with African pygmy hedgehog, gorillas at the Philadelphia Zoo
Cecily Tynan interacts with a African pygmy hedgehog and gorillas at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Cecily Tynan interacts with tortoise at the Philadelphia Zoo
Cecily Tynan interacts with a tortoise at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Cecily Tynan interacts with tortoise, turkey vulture at the Philadelphia Zoo
Cecily Tynan interacts with a tortoise and turkey vulture at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Cecily Tynan learns about Kira, the Philadelphia Zoo's Amur leopard
Action News Meteorologist Cecily Tynan learns about Kira, the Philadelphia Zoo's Amur leopard.
Cecily Tynan interacts with Harris's Hawk at the Philadelphia Zoo
Cecily Tynan interacts with a Harris's Hawk at the Philadelphia Zoo.
'Bolt from the blue': How lightning can strike suddenly, even while sunny
The lightning strike that killed a lifeguard and injured seven others in New Jersey Monday was a tragic example of how lightning can strike suddenly, even when it's sunny.