Chad Evans

With nearly 17 years of on-air forecasting experience, Chad Evans returns as WLFI's chief meteorologist after working in the role from early 2009 to mid-2015.

Title: Chief Meteorologist
Chad.evans@wlfi.com

With nearly 17 years of on-air forecasting experience, Chad Evans returns as WLFI's chief meteorologist after working in the role from early 2009 to mid-2015.

"We had opportunities to go elsewhere, but this was the best place to work and the best community to raise a family. It has so much to offer," Chad explains after working as the chief meteorologist at Evansville WEVV-TV for three years. "We are about happiness & quality of life from a personal and professional standpoint and this was where we want to be."

Chad, originally from southwestern Indiana's Daviess County, has strong Hoosier roots with a strong interest in Midwest weather, climate and "all facets of the natural world". A 10-year 4-H'r and four-year FFA member, he has great support for these organizations and a love for agriculture and agriculture education to youth.

Following Indiana State University, he worked in Terre Haute and Evansville television as a meteorologist, excluding his work here at WLFI.

Chad is married to Liz and they have two children, Hadley and Ryland. Also, an Alaskan Husky named Balto.

He has lots of interests including native landscaping, gardening, climate and wildfire reconstruction based on tree rings, weather history, and as he says, "anything that concerns the weather or Earth". Of course, being Hoosier, he loves basketball.

He is an active blogger 24/7 for all things weather. You can check that out here: http://www.wlfi.com/weather/weather-blog-18/

Recent Posts by Chad Evans

September 22, 11 PM Weather Forecast Update

Rain followed by nice weather & a return to temperatures above normal ahead...

September 21, 10:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

Good soaking rainfall with cooler, Fall weather, then warmer by Friday...

September 21, 11 AM Weather Forecast Update

Welcome rainfall followed by a nice weekend....with 80s to return again soon...

September 20, 11:20 PM Weather Forecast Update

Welcome rainfall & some real Fall weather ahead!

September 20, 1:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

Changes coming soon! Fall weather is about to arrive for a while.

September 18, 10 PM Weather Forecast Update

More late-season heat with higher humidity Sunday & some opportunities for rainfall to start the week....Coolest weather since late May will follow....

September 17, 4 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is the now to winter forecast overall outlook based on the latest data available...

September 16, 4 PM Weather Forecast Update

Heating back up again, but rainfall coverage increasing for early next week...40s still ahead for late next week in the mornings.

Local Weather History: The Historic 1891 Late September Heatwave

Working on this...research continues!

September 15, 12:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

More soon

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Welcome rain will continue, followed by a nice end to the week..
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