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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

August 17, 1 PM Weather Forecast Update

Very warm to hot & humid with storms at times.

August 16, 10:45 PM Weather Forecast Update

New data is streaming in.....here is the latest.

Local Weather History: The Continued Very Active Year of 1886 (Even In August & September)

Additional Severe Weather Outbreaks Occurred Into Late Summer-Early Fall 1886

August 16, 2 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is your latest weather forecast update.

August 14, 10:45 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is your latest weather forecast update regarding heat, humidity & storms, all based on the latest data.

August 15, 4:45 PM Weather Forecast Update

Very warm to hot & humid weather with occasional showers & storms.

August 14, 10:45 PM Weather Forecast Update

After foggy, cooler nights, late-season heatwave with some storms ahead.

August 14, 4 PM Weather Forecast Update

Few showers/storms with Marginal Risk of severe & more heat, humidity & storm risk ahead.

August 14, 10:45 AM Weather Forecast Update

Foggy morning, some showers/storms & return of hot, humid weather before big cool-down.

August 13, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Latest on rainfall potential & hot, humid weather ahead.

West Lafayette
Clear
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Hi: 89° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 73°
Kokomo
Clear
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Hi: 87° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Rensselaer
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Fowler
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 70°
Williamsport
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 73°
Crawfordsville
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 70°
Frankfort
Broken Clouds
74° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 74°
Delphi
Scattered Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 71°
Monticello
Scattered Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 71°
Logansport
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Turning Muggy with Some Storms.
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