Important message for Lafayette-area viewers about FOX59

Meteorologist Danielle Dozier joined FOX59 in December 2014. She’s proud to say she holds the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Dozier started her broadcast career in Abilene, Texas, where she worked for more than four years. While there, she helped produce and edit an AP-award-winning 30-minute weather show.

Dozier recently came from Oklahoma City where she a was part of a team that won “Best Morning Show” from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters in 2012 and was nominated for an Emmy award for coverage of the May 20, 2013 tornado. As a storm chaser, Dozier witnessed many tornadoes during her stay in Oklahoma.

She grew up in Chesapeake, Va. and having been through many hurricanes in her lifetime, she became fascinated with weather at a young age. It was in Virginia where she received her Associate in Science Degree. She earned her Bachelor’s in Meteorology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Dozier loves to bowl, cook and bake. She can also speak Spanish and loves to travel in her free time.

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Recent Articles
  • Enjoy the dry weather because rain moves back in Thursday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Tuesday afternoon! It’s been a dry day in central Indiana with temperatures in the upper 50s. We’ve seen some peaks of sunshine but overall, it’s been a rather cloudy day. Tonight we will stay mostly cloudy with temperatures dropping to the low 40s. Wednesday will be dry with highs in the upper 50s and low 60s. We’ll have patchy fog in the morning with some sunshine. Winds will pick up in the afternoon at 10 to 15 […]

  • Showers and thunderstorms expected Monday evening

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Monday afternoon! Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through this evening. Any t-storm that develops will move in from the south or southwest. The greatest risk of severe weather is across far southern Indiana where high winds or a brief tornado are possible. Keep that in mind if you’re traveling there this evening. Central Indiana will have a chance of thunderstorms with gusty winds, small hail and locally heavy rainfall, especially south-central Indiana. Rainfall amounts of less than […]

  • Areas of fog expected Monday morning with a chance of evening storms

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Sunday afternoon! Today was another mild and humid day with showers and isolated t-storms. Indy has now had 13 days above average since March 1. The city also picked up 1.48 inches of rain this weekend. Tonight a front will stall nearby and I’m expecting the air to be a bit cooler Monday morning. Expect temperatures in the upper 40s out the door with areas of fog. Monday will bring highs in the upper 60s and low 70s […]

  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected for central Indiana

      NEW at 10:30 p.m. Saturday–Showers will continue to lift from south to north through central Indiana overnight. No severe weather is expected but an isolated t-storm cannot be ruled out. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Saturday afternoon! Much of the day has been spent dry but showers and thunderstorms are continuing to develop this afternoon and will increase in coverage this evening and overnight. The heaviest storms will produce locally heavy rainfall and lightning. Storm movement is north, northeast. Tonight expected […]

  • Another cold night expected but a warming trend is soon to follow

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Wednesday afternoon! It’s a beautiful day with sunshine but it’s cold out there! Temperatures are expected to be in the 40s this afternoon and we’re in for another cold night. If you’re headed out tonight, plan on having your coat as it’ll drop to the 30s after sunset. Lows tonight will be in the upper 20s with a mostly clear sky and light east wind. Thursday will bring an increase in cloud cover as temperatures go up to […]

  • Colder tonight and Wednesday with a warming trend into the weekend

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Tuesday afternoon! It’s a quieter day than Monday when we had storms across the area. Today we’ve had some sun with temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. High pressure will build in through Wednesday and it will be one of the coldest days of the week. This afternoon there will be a slight chance of rain, otherwise a mostly cloudy sky is expected. We’ll then decrease the clouds overnight with temperatures dropping to the mid-20s. Protect […]

  • Central Indiana sees severe thunderstorms producing large hail

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Monday afternoon and happy first day of spring! Central Indiana had a round of thunderstorms this morning producing some heavy rainfall and small hail and a second round of t-storms has been moving through this afternoon. One storm tracked into central Indiana from northeast Illinois! It had a history of producing half-dollar sized hail. It continues to push through central Indiana at the 5 p.m. hour and will exit the state around 7 p.m. Additional storms will continue […]

  • Showers and thunderstorms arrive as we usher in spring on Monday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Sunday afternoon! It’s been a beautiful day with sunshine this afternoon and temperatures up near 50 degrees. Tonight we’ll build in the clouds as temperatures drop to near 40 degrees. We’ll have a slight chance of rain overnight with south, southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Spring officially arrives on Monday as the spring equinox is at 6:28 a.m. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be around central Indiana in the morning and afternoon so it’s a good […]

  • Dry with some sunshine Sunday but an active pattern is ahead

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Saturday afternoon! We’ve had a cloudy sky today with temperatures in the 40s. Today marked the 9th-straight day of below-average temperatures in Indy. Aside from a few sprinkles this evening, we’ll be cloudy with temperatures falling into the 30s. Overnight, a mostly cloudy sky is expected with a low near 30 degrees and light northwest wind. Sunday will bring some clouds in the morning and sunshine through the afternoon and highs go up to the low 50s. […]

  • A warming trend is on the way for central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Wednesday afternoon! We’ve been tracking some lake-effect snow showers today. Indianapolis had a few heavy bursts that moved through producing a trace of snow. This morning was also the coldest morning the city has seen since just before Valentine’s Day. Here are other area lows from this morning. Tonight we’ll have a clear sky with temperatures back in the upper teens. Wind chills will be in the teens and possibly single digits in outlying areas up north. […]