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Brittany joined the Fox 59 Weather Authority in November of 2015. She has spent the past 8 years forecasting weather across the country moving from state to state.

Her love of weather started when she was in elementary school. She would wake up an hour early before school just to watch the news and especially the weather forecast. Growing up in Florida she was fascinated by the strong afternoon storms brought on by the sea breeze. During hurricane season she was glued to the television, watching the meteorologists track the storm’s path and their development.
Ever since then she has worked to become a meteorologist. She attended Florida State University, one of the top 3 meteorology schools in the country. She graduated in 3 years with her Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and a minor in mathematics.

Following graduation she headed out west to Missoula, Montana for her first job, working as the weekend meteorologist. Having spent her entire life in Florida the blizzards, 40 degree below wind chills, and copious amounts of snow were quite the adjustment. After spending a year walking on sheets of ice to get to her car, having her dog disappear in the snow and not being able to wear enough layers to get warm she moved a little further south.

Her next stop was in Hastings, Nebraska. She spent the next 2 years in the plains forecasting every manner of weather from blizzards to tornados. She started as the weekend meteorologist then moved into the weekday evening position.

From there she moved to Huntington, West Virginia as the weekend meteorologist. She covered weather for the entire state, putting together separate forecasts for 4 different regions each weekend.

She moved back to tornado alley and landed in Tulsa, Oklahoma for 3 years. She spent most of the spring seasons in the weather center with her team covering tornados for hours at a time. During quiet weather she got to be a part of some incredible events; including driving the lead car in the Mid America Ford Shelby Nationals on cruise night, playing a walk on role during Shakespeare in the Park, and helping out with the Philbrook Museum’s Festival of Trees.

She is thrilled to be in Indianapolis and exploring all the city has to offer. You can find Brittany out bike riding with her little dog. A sassy Italian greyhound/Manchester terrier mix named Squiggy. She also loves to do yoga, bake, watch movies and of course shop. 

Hair provided by The Haven Salon in Carmel.

Recent Articles
  • A return to cold temperatures Sunday, the holiday week is looking great

    Happy Sunday! The storms we saw yesterday have moved to the east coast, leaving a cold airmass in its wake. Temperatures will stay in the 30s today, but breezy winds keep it feeling like the 20s all day. Clouds are blanketing the state this morning but they will slowly clear out through the afternoon. A dry and cold night to checkout the Lights at the Brickyard. Luckily you get to enjoy the lights while sitting toasty in your vehicle. 🙂 […]

  • Heavy rain, strong winds, falling temperatures and isolated severe storms to start the weekend

    Our Saturday is starting off mild with temperatures in the 60s and scattered storms. But a cold front arrives today bringing strong winds, heavy rain, falling temperatures and the potential for a few severe storms. Rain and storms continue all day. The cold front pushes through Indianapolis around 1pm bringing a line of storms through the area. An isolated severe storm with damaging winds and hail is possible. Rainfall totals by Sunday morning will range from .5″ to 2″. Locally […]

  • Breezy, dry and chilly Thursday

    Good Thursday morning! Winds are strong right now out of the northwest, making it feel close to 20º! Temperatures running about 10 degrees below average today, only warming into the lower 40s. Our Thursday will be dry with partly sunny skies. But you will want the winter coat all day as winds remain breezy. Our next storm system arrives Friday night, bringing widespread rain into Saturday afternoon. Temperatures warm Friday night and then fall behind a cold front Saturday afternoon. […]

  • A cold front makes for a wet and chilly Wednesday

    Happy Wednesday! Grab the umbrellas as you head out the door, rain showers increase through mid day. A cold front heading our way makes for a soggy Wednesday. A few thunderstorms are possible, but no severe weather is expected. The steadiest rain will be from 10am-5pm, with drier conditions for the evening. Rainfall totals will be near a .5″. The clouds and rain keep temperatures chilly. Highs only reaching to near 50 degrees and breezy. We dry out briefly on […]

  • Rain showers and chilly temperatures for the Colts game

    Happy Sunday! Temperatures are about 10 degrees warmer this morning, starting off in the mid 30s. We won’t warm up very much this afternoon due to cloud cover and rain showers associated with a system moving through the area.  Highs will top out in the lower 40s. Rain is ongoing in western Indiana this morning and it will fill in as it moves eastward. Rainfall totals will remain light, around .25″. Rain will end from west to east during the […]

  • Chilly but dry Veterans Day, rain moves in Sunday

    Happy Veterans Day! We start the weekend dry with a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures won’t warm up very much, topping out in the lower 40s this afternoon. Our next system arrives Sunday returning showers to the state. Some wet snow is possible in northern Indiana during the morning hours. Any frozen precipitation changes over to rain by 1pm. You will want to keep the umbrellas handy if you are out running errands tomorrow. Chilly and wet at times […]

  • Cold yet sunny Friday followed by a pleasant Veteran’s Day

    Happy Friday! A cold front moved through yesterday and you will definitely notice the change in airmass. Temperatures are in the 20s but wind chills are in the teens! Bundle the kids up at the bus stop! Luckily sunny skies prevail today as temperatures only warm into the upper 30s. Veterans Day will be partly cloudy and pleasant with highs in the low/mid 40s. A cold front moves in Sunday bringing rain to central Indiana. High pressure builds in behind […]

  • Frosty start, afternoon cold front increases clouds and winds

    Happy Thursday! It is a cold and frosty start to our day, temperatures only near 30º. High pressure gives us a sunny start but a cold front will push in this afternoon increasing cloud cover in the area. We hit our high in the lower 50s around 1 p.m. before the front arrives. Behind it cooler air arrives and temperatures begin to fall. Winds become northwesterly behind the front and strengthen to 15-25 mph. A few flurries are possible mainly […]

  • Sunshine is back today with cool temperatures

    Happy Wednesday! High pressure is building into the area and returning sunshine to the state! Bright skies at sunrise but chilly temperatures in the low to mid 30s. Afternoon highs are still on the cool side topping out near 50º. More sunshine Thursday but a cold front moves through drastically dropping temperatures for Friday. Partly cloudy with highs only in the 30s Friday! Showers return Sunday and we warm back up next week.  

  • Tornado Watch in effect until 7pm

    A Tornado Watch is in effect until 7pm for the viewing area. Tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds, and flooding rain are possible this afternoon and evening. Be weather aware today. Storms are already developing ahead of a cold front draped through Illinois. They will continue to fill in along the front and then move southeast through Indiana. The best window for severe storms in Indianapolis is 4-8pm. By midnight the front and storms are out of Indiana and cooler air […]