Jim O’Brien has been covering the ups and downs of Indiana weather for 20 years, 10 of those years right here at FOX59! Jim holds a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and a B.A. in Communications from Western Kentucky University. He is also a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association, where he has been awarded seals of approval for his outstanding work in the meteorological field.
In 2007, Jim was awarded the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal. He is one of only a few in the state who have qualified, tested, and passed this rigorous program.
While studying in college, Jim also served 6 years in the military at Fort Knox, where he specialized in reconnaissance and light weaponry. In his spare time, Jim enjoys golfing, fishing and traveling with his wife and their two daughters.
Click here for current conditions, live radar, and latest weather alerts Live Guardian Radar is quiet now but scattered showers are slowly moving in from the west! It appears most of the morning looks dry and cloudy, along with not being as cold out-the-door. By the afternoon, showers will be in the state, scattered about as temperatures stall in the upper 40s. Southwest winds will add to the chill at 10-15 mph. Showers will linger into the overnight, as a […]
Click here for current conditions, live radar, and latest weather alerts Skies are clear and temperatures are chilly to open Tuesday, our last full day of winter! We’ll enjoy additional sunshine again this afternoon, and milder air will make for a great day (one of the best of the workweek)! Also, winds will remain relatively light too, while temperatures return to seasonal levels. Clouds will increase this evening and into the overnight with our next rain-maker coming in. It appears […]
Skies are mainly clear and temperatures are chilly to open our Monday! Plenty of sunshine will help to move our temperatures back into the middle 40s this afternoon, but still falling short of the seasonal average of 53°. Winds will remain fairly light, so overall a quiet Monday to begin the week! Tuesday will bring additional sunshine and dry weather, along with slightly milder air building in. Clouds will gather by the evening and rain chances return on Wednesday, just […]
Live Guardian Radar is tracking steady, light rain this morning, while temperatures hold in the lower 40s. A milder but wetter start to the day. Shower chances will diminish through the afternoon, as winds turn breezy and temperatures surge into the 60s. This will likely mark the warmest of 2019, so far. Additional rains return this evening and into the overnight, as winds continue to increase, while a stronger system pulls into the region. Another warm day on Thursday with […]
Skies are mainly clear overhead and temperatures are chilly to open our Tuesday morning. Plenty of sunshine will be in the forecast today, although some high clouds will make the skies a bit hazy through the afternoon. Regardless, a nice, milder day ahead with temperatures reaching the lower 50’s, above the seasonal average of 50°, along with light winds… enjoy! Scattered showers will greet us tomorrow (Wednesday) morning along a passing warm front! This will put us by the afternoon in […]
Mostly cloudy skies around to start your Monday, while dry weather holds too! No doubt, chilly out-the-door, but certainly not as harsh as it could be in early March. Increasing sunshine and light winds should make for a decent, nearly seasonal afternoon. Skies will continue to clear later tonight and make for a colder start early Tuesday morning. Wednesday will bring a return of scattered showers but hours of dry time too and a ton of warmth! On breezy, southwest winds […]
Skies are mainly clear overhead and temperatures remain frigid to start the day. Another day of subzero wind chills and bitter conditions out-the-door and really for the entire day! Along with the arctic air, an upper wave will swing through the northern half of the state this afternoon. This will add to the clouds overhead at times for the day, along with a few passing flurries. Skies will clear again tonight and another brutal overnight ahead. Some good news, Wednesday will […]
Click here for current conditions, live radar, and latest weather alerts Skies are clear and temperatures are bitter to begin our Monday and the workweek! Wind chills are running in the subzero range between -5 to -15°, marking the coldest air in over a month (late January). As expected, the sunshine will be great but unfortunately the warming will lack, as afternoon temperatures will run nearly 30° below the seasonal average of 47°. Breezy winds will not help the effort […]
Dry but cloudy to start our Thursday morning, as colder air is now working in across the state! Temperatures and winds out-the-door are keeping wind chills in the teens, but at least the roads look great. A light wintry mix is now working across the Missouri Valley and will work northeast into Indiana this afternoon. The steadiest amounts will fall south of I-70 and primarily in the form of rain and snow. Most roads should be fine and accumulations look […]
Click here for current conditions, live radar, and latest weather alerts Another dry start out-the-door and not as harsh, as the winds have settled! Expect a mix of sun and clouds through the day with afternoon highs reaching the lower 40s. Close to seasonal for your Tuesday as rain and snow stay away again. Clouds thicken for your Wednesday as a cold front approaches from the west. The front should arrive late afternoon, so temperatures ahead of the front should […]