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
  • Temperatures tanking; very cold Sunday

    The last bit of rain/wintry mix is moving out of the state tonight and we’re left with much colder air that is now streaming into central Indiana. Temperatures will crash overnight, sending lows down to around 10-degrees by early Sunday morning. That’s not all though. Gusty winds will play a role in the frigid feel. Wind chill temperatures overnight will tank to subzero conditions. If you’ll be out tonight or Sunday (at anytime) you’ll need all the layers. It is […]

  • Feeling more like winter; slick spots possible Friday night

    We don’t have the fog around this Thursday morning, instead, we’re dealing with chilly temperatures. While these temperatures are still above average, you’re going to need the coat. Wind chills starting in the teens this morning. Sunshine returns as we head into the afternoon. However, it’s not going to do much to help our temperatures. We’re tracking what could very possibly be the coldest afternoon since before Christmas. High temperatures only rising into the low and mid 30s with wind […]

  • Thick fog Wednesday morning; Tracking a return to winter

    Commuters Wednesday morning need to allow themselves extra time on the roads. Thick fog has developed overnight and has prompted a dense fog advisory across the area. Visibility for many have dropped below a ¼ mile. Right now, that advisory stays in effect until 10 am. If winds pick up this morning, we may see that cancelled early, but confidence in that scenario is low. In addition to low visibility, freezing fog is a concern this morning too. Especially around […]

  • Warm streak holding steady; colder air to return

    We have a great day on tap! While a break in the clouds this morning has allowed temperatures to cool off a bit more from where we started Monday, temperatures are still running well above average. We’re not tracking any rain or snow moving through the day. Any weather related issues out the door Tuesday morning will be related to fog moving, reducing visibility. As the fog moves out the morning, we’ll see temperatures rise all the way to the […]

  • A few milder days; rain, snow and much colder later in the week

    We’re starting this week MUCH quieter than we finished last week. After bringing in record rainfall both Friday and Saturday, before cooler temperatures streamed in to finish the weekend, we’re looking at a dry and milder day on tap for your Monday. Southwesterly winds are flowing in, bringing another mild, above average day to central Indiana. Highs this afternoon will rise into the upper 40s. That’s more than 10-degrees above average! Our average high temperature is only 35°. We’ve spent […]

  • Rain eases this afternoon; additional heavy rain and t-storms return Saturday

    It’s a rainy end to the work week with many areas already seeing over an inch of rain this morning. Indianapolis has a shot at making it in the record books. Today’s record rainfall comes in at 1.29″ set back in 1924. Rain eases into the afternoon and becomes more scattered with off and on showers through the evening. A few thunderstorms will be possible with winds gusting near 25 mph at times. The rain and winds really ramp back […]

  • A windy warm-up; heavy rain coming

    We’re in for some big changes! We’re talking wind, lots of rain and spring-like temperatures! It’s hard to believe it’s early January when we’re seeing dandelions popping up and talking about 50/60-degree warmth! It was a beautiful start to Thursday with a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures starting out on the cooler side will make a big jump into the mid 50s Thursday afternoon. However, as low pressure deepens to the west it will lead to very windy conditions […]

  • Winter remains on hold; Tracking several rainy days ahead

    We had a beautiful finish to the weekend with high temperatures rising into the upper 40s. Indianapolis peaked at 48° Sunday afternoon. That’s a good 13° above average for this time of year. The rest of this evening will be pleasant. Although it will be breezy and dry, it will still be cool. While temperatures may be running above average, the Feels Like temperatures will be running about 10 degrees cooler than the actual temperature. By the time we head […]

  • Windy but milder finish to the weekend

      We’re tracking a milder, brighter but windy finish to the weekend. After a cool Saturday afternoon, with overcast skies and patchy light rain, sleet and snow, conditions will improve for the second half of the weekend. However, we still have to get through a chilly Saturday night with the chance for a few slick spots. The disturbance that brought us the bit of wintry weather we saw Saturday is moving off to the east. The lack of moisture available […]

  • Rain chances on the rise; timing a changeover to snow

    What a great way to kickoff the new year! Central Indiana saw beautiful sunny skies and temperatures that were running more than 10-degrees above average. The high temperature this afternoon hit 47-degrees in Indianapolis, making this the warmest open to the year since 2012, when we hit 51-degrees. Factoring in a wind chill tonight, you’ll need the coat this evening as Feels Like temperatures will be in the lower 30s. Our next weather maker is off to our southwest and […]

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