Chad Evans

With 14 years of on-air forecasting experience, Chad Evans returns as WLFI's chief meteorologist after working in the role early 2009 to mid-2015.

Title: Chief Meterologist
Chad.evans@wlfi.com

With 14 years of on-air forecasting experience, Chad Evans returns as WLFI's chief meteorologist after working in the role 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 as 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 23, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is the latest forecast update for the period now to the end of October.

September 22, 10 PM Weather Forecast

Hazy & warmer with some scattered showers/storms possible Sunday, along with some severe weather risk.

September 22, 11 AM Weather Forecast Update

Below normal rainfall trend will continue.

September 19, 10 PM Weather Forecast Update

Dry, warmer pattern.....

September 18, 11 PM Weather Forecast Update

Coldest nights since mid-May ahead & where they stack in terms of the average first occurrences of <45, <40, <36, etc.

September 17, 1:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

Nice Fall cool-down, then a big warm-up with overall warmer & drier than normal pattern for a long while.

September 16, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Fall-like weather ahead with smoky skies, then a warm-up back to summer.

Local Weather History: Smoke, a Blue Sun & Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

How smoky skies with a bluish sun as a catalyst for the Nat Turner Slave Rebellion.

September 14, 10 PM Weather Forecast Update

Smokey skies & dry weather......

September 14, 12:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

Thickest smoke since 1998 & 1988 ahead.

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