Krista developed a reputation as someone who can do it all. Prior to her arrival at FOX59 she held positions as a Meteorologist, Anchor, Producer and Reporter at NBC’s WFIE in Evansville, IN. Krista is a graduate of Purdue University, where she obtained dual degrees in both Meteorology and Theater Acting. Krista’s passion for all things outdoors only enhances her love of her chosen profession. Ever since a tornado struck near her childhood home when she was a child, Krista’s love for learning about severe weather has grown. She is extremely excited to be working with the team she grew up watching at FOX59 and returning to the area she has lived in for the last 10 years with her husband and two dogs.

Recent Articles
  • Heating up into the weekend; tracking Sunday storm threat

    Warm air is surging in from the southwest and temperatures have really heated up. With temperatures running well above the average high of 72°, we’re feeling the warmest air of the season, so far. A few widely scattered showers or thunderstorms may develop early this evening. However, the majority of us will remain completely dry. For storms that do develop, heavy downpours, lightning and gusty winds will be the main concerns. These will be short lived and exit quickly, leaving […]

  • Winter Storm will bring heavy snow to Central Indiana this weekend

    It’s on its way! Heavy snow is marching toward central Indiana. A Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight tonight through 7 a.m. Sunday. If you need to get out and wrap up any last minute tasks, you still have plenty of time this evening. Snow moves into southwestern Indiana late tonight, and it will be closer to 11 p.m. or midnight before we really start to see some steady snow showers in south central Indiana. The bulk of the […]

  • Incoming snow prompts Winter Storm Watch in central Indiana this weekend

    Winter has come roaring back. Not only have we snapped our 29 day warm streak with above average temperatures, now, we are looking at a Winter Storm to move in by the weekend. So far, this season, we have only seen .9″ of snow, running over 9″ below average. That makes this the 4th least snowiest season on record, to-date. However, we’ll likely make up for a good bit of that snow by the weekend. A Winter Storm Watch is […]

  • Tracking heavy rain and the chance for storms to start of the weekend

    We’re wrapping up November and headed into another big  swing in the weather to start of the month of December. It’s been a wild Fall and more than half our days, since September 1st, have seen below average temperatures. November 2018 ranks as the 12th coldest on record. However, December will kick off to a warm start with temperatures surging into the lower 60’s. It’s all thanks to a low pressure system moving in from the southwest that will stream […]

  • Cool air lingers; rain to finish out July

    What a gorgeous day to finish off the work week. We brought in a few clouds as we got into the afternoon, but overall, it’s been comfortable and beautiful. If you have plans outdoors tonight, keep them! It’s going to be a nice evening to get out and enjoy the fresh air. We stay dry to start the weekend. Rain chances will come by Sunday afternoon and evening. However, it will be spotty and most of us will stay dry. […]

  • The heat is on! Not much relief in sight

    The heat is on! Over 20 states are under a Heat Advisory or an Excessive Heat Warning. That includes Central Indiana. The Heat Advisory lasts until  8 PM Saturday. Excessive Heat Warnings also encompasses our far northern counties until 8 PM Sunday. Make no mistake, ALL of us will be very hot and humid for the next several days. We stay warm and muggy tonight as lows drop to the lower 70’s. We’ll quickly bounce right back up to the […]

  • Dangerous heat bound for Central Indiana

    Here comes the heat! A Heat Advisory is already in place for most of Central Indiana. This goes in effect 2 PM Friday afternoon and lasts through Saturday evening. It stays warm and humid tonight as temperatures drop to the upper 70’s by 11 PM. The heat rises into the 90’s by tomorrow afternoon. However, the heat index will sore into the triple digits during the afternoons this weekend. So, if you’re going to be spending time outdoors, plan on […]

  • Big improvements for Friday with a decent weekend shaping up

    A much better start to the morning–no black ice or snow showers around! Snow has moved off to our east and we’re under mostly clear skies. We’ll see some clouds build in through the afternoon and a temperature jump this afternoon. We only made it the 30s for the high yesterday. Today, we’ll be warmer with highs making it into the low 40s. A few rain and snow showers are possible this evening, but those will stay mainly to our […]

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