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
  • Quiet to finish the weekend; rain returns next week

    High temperatures are still running below average. However, overall, it felt pleasant with more clouds around today. Tomorrow will basically be a repeat of today. We’ll have a more clouds than sun and highs back in the lower 60’s. The low pressure system off to our southwest will bring us our next chance for rain. Luckily, it’s still a little ways away. It arrives Monday afternoon, bringing us some on and off rain showers through the evening and Tuesday. Even […]

  • A great weekend to spend outdoors

    I hope you like sunshine because we’re seeing a lot of it today. After a cool start, that sunshine will help temperatures jump to the upper 50’s and lower 60’s this afternoon. The Indians return home to Victory Field tonight. First pitch is at 7:15 PM and it will be a nice, dry evening. However, it will get chilly again. By 9 PM expect temperatures to be dropping back below 50-degrees. Take the jacket! We will be chilly again tonight […]

  • Freeze warning tonight; warming into the weekend

    After a cloudy start, sunshine prevailed heading into the afternoon. Well, sunshine but colder temperatures for most of us. Highs today only reaching the 50’s. Plan on a cool evening if you’re going to be outdoors. Clear skies tonight will allow temperatures to drop into the upper 20’s by early tomorrow morning. A freeze warning is in place overnight until 9 AM Friday morning. Expect widespread frost. Keep in that the average last frost date is still almost another week […]

  • Sunshine early, rain showers develop later

    Look forward to a beautiful lunch hour with sunshine. However, temperatures still slightly cool for this time of year. Plan on temperatures in the upper 40’s and lower 50’s around noon. This will be the warmest day of the week with highs in the low to mid 60’s for many of us. Expect temperatures to be a little cooler for our northern counties as winds make a shift out of the NE later today. How about the rain? It builds […]

  • Take the coat and protect those plants; Freeze Warning to start the week

    If you’re one of the brave ones that planted flowers early, cover them tonight. Many of us under a Freeze Warning until 10 AM. In fact, our average Last Frost Date is still almost 2 weeks away. Make sure you have the heavy coat handy in the morning, temperatures will be cold. A few rain showers will linger around tonight and transition from rain to snow by early tomorrow morning. Roads have been warmer these past few days from our […]

  • Tracking rain, snow and another shot of cold air

    After a nice lull in showers this afternoon, more rain returns this evening. The best timing will be after 10 PM through early Sunday morning. A few thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds at times but mainly, we’ll just see rain. Showers taper off into the afternoon on Sunday. As temperatures start to quickly fall tomorrow night, a few snow showers or a wintry mix will be possible by early Monday morning. Temperatures are already falling quickly along a boundary line […]

  • What goes up, must come down; tracking storms and colder air

    From Winter to late Spring in a matter of a few days. We started the week with cold temperatures and snow showers. Today, many of us hit a high of 80-degrees and above! In Indianapolis, we hit 79-degrees. That’s a normal high for June 4th. After such a cold spring, I think most of us don’t mind some early warmth. We stay on the warm side tonight as temperatures drop down to the mid and lower 60’s. We’re watching a […]

  • Bring on the 70’s!

    Here we go! Breaking into the 70’s at during the lunch hour. Lots of sunshine this afternoon will help temperatures pop into the mid and upper 70’s later today. It will be breezy though. Winds gusting near 30-35 mph this afternoon. By late tonight, wind gusts near 40 mph will be possible. Plan on a mild evening with temperatures only down to the lower 60’s around the midnight hour. We’re warmer tomorrow but rain and storms roll in late Friday […]

  • Let the warmer temperatures begin

    Are you excited?? We begin our warm-up today! As you’re headed out for the lunch hour, plan on temperatures in the 50’s across the area. That’s more than 10 degrees warmer than yesterday’s temperature at this time. We don’t stop there. By the afternoon, highs jump to the upper 50’s and lower 60’s. This is really just around the average for this time of year, but we’ve been so cold this season, it’s a pretty big deal! A few more […]

  • Snow moving in overnight; much warmer temperatures coming

    April snow showers bring May flowers… Wait, that’s not how it goes. Hopefully, your flowers haven’t suffered too much with our cold temperatures and repeated snow showers lately. Snow chances return tonight. They will start as a light rain and rain snow mix, eventually changing over to all snow overnight. The best timing to get snow accumulating will be after 2 AM. The street temperatures were well over freezing this afternoon, so it will take a while to get an […]