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
  • Tracking much needed rain moving through central Indiana the next few days

    Much needed rainfall is being welcomed across Central Indiana today. So far, Indianapolis has picked up .15″ of rainfall while many other areas are seeing locally higher amounts. June is making good pace with rain for the month. With 70% of the month over, we’ve received nearly 70% of the average rainfall. However, we still have a lot to make up for since May came in over 3.5″ short. Chances of rain will continue throughout the afternoon and evening before […]

  • A little cooler but still humid; Daily rain chances through the weekend

    We’re a little cooler today but the humidity is still up. Highs today will reach the mid 80’s. Not too bad to catch a ball game at Victory Field. However, storm chances increase as we head into the late afternoon and evening. Not everyone will get wet but areas with heavy downpours again are possible. Although the temperatures are cooler, the dew points remain high. Plan on muggy conditions tomorrow and through the weekend. We stay warm tonight as temperatures […]

  • We’re not done with the heat

    It you walked outside at all today, you’re probably not surprised to hear that we’ve had near record high temperatures. So far, we’ve reached 93° in Indianapolis. That’s the 8th 90° day for this year. Usually we don’t see our first 90 until June 19th. With an average of 18 per year, it’s looking like we could be well above that average by the end of Summer. We stay warm tonight with temperatures near 80° shortly after midnight. Tomorrow will […]

  • Temperatures nearing record highs for Father’s Day

    Our stretch of 90° heat has begun. We reached a high of 93° in Indianapolis. That’s the second warmest day of the year, so far. We’re feeling that heat all across the region. It continues tomorrow as the center of the expanding hot dome fixes itself across Central Indiana. So, plan on another hot and humid day. Dew points stay near 70° making the air feel sticky and heavy. Maybe take Dad to the pool tomorrow. Whatever you do, make […]

  • The heat is on! Near record highs this weekend

    The heat is on! An expanding hot dome will encompass Central Indiana and really packs a punch with our high temperatures. Not only will highs reach the low to mid 90’s this weekend, but we’re looking at a Feels Like temperatures near or at 100° Saturday afternoon! The same heat lingers into Father’s Day on Sunday. Take breaks from the heat if you have to be outdoors and drink plenty of water. Don’t forget to check the backseat. Your car […]

  • Hot and humid air quickly returns

    Without a doubt, today is the best day of the week. We got a break from storms and only saw a mix of sun and clouds. High temperatures were seasonable, in the lower 80’s. The big story of the day is the dew point temperature. For many of us, it has dropped more than 20° within the past 24 hours. It’s a perfect night for baseball. The first pitch at 7:05 PM We stay dry tonight but a few showers […]

  • Spotty showers this afternoon; a pleasant finish to the day

    Welcome changes are arriving today! Temperatures are in the upper 70’s and lower 80’s at the lunch hour. The dew point is one of the main focuses today. Currently, it’s very humid with dew point temperatures in the lower 70’s. Those will drop dramatically as a cold front slides south this afternoon. Plan on a dew point temperature drop of nearly 20° by early this evening. A line of showers and storms is setting up in north central Indiana. These […]

  • Chances for showers and storms for the next several days

    Sunday was certainly an active weather day. Storm reports indicated several downed trees, power lines and strong wind gusts. These storms dumped a lot of much needed rainfall across central Indiana. We received more rain today than we did for the entire month of May. Part of our area is under a Flash Flood Watch until 8 AM Monday morning. More rain and storms are possible overnight and Monday. On and off rain chances will linger for the next several […]

  • Storm chances and heat to finish out the weekend

    After some much needed rainfall today, more showers and storms are possible before the weekend is out. We’ll start Sunday off dry with a mix of sun and clouds. Rain showers develop into the late morning and early afternoon. Best chances for thunderstorms will come around the 2-4 PM time-frame. Spotty showers and thunderstorms will linger through the evening hours. Another round of heavier showers and storms arrives late Sunday night into early Monday morning. It will be hot and […]

  • Scattered showers and storms linger for the next several days

    We reeled in another hot and humid day with highs in the 90’s. That’s the 5th 90° day, so far, this year. We normally don’t see our first 90° day until about June 19th. We stay warm tonight with lows in the lower 70’s. A few spotty showers are possible tonight through tomorrow morning but better chances will arrive again tomorrow afternoon. A few isolated strong storms are possible with gusty winds and hail as the main threats. Plan on […]