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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

April 19, 10:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

The new data is streaming in & here is the latest weather forecast update.

April 19, 1:45 PM Weather Forecast Update

Raw, cold & wet to bright & warm weather ahead. Here is a look beyond to late May.

Latest Summer 2019 Outlook

Overall mean temperatures & rainfall anomalies are here for Summer 2019.

April 18, 3:45 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is the latest on the rain, cooler temperatures & the Easter weekend outlook.

April 17, 10:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is the latest the outlook through the weekend with emphasis on the rain & t'storms ahead in the nearer-term.

April 17, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Some severe weather risk early Thursday morning & again next week.

April 17, 3 PM Weather Forecast Update

Marginal Risk of severe weather late tonight-early Thursday morning.

April 15, 5 PM Weather Forecast Update

Here is your latest weather forecast update for now to May 15.

April 16, 12:30 PM Weather Forecast Update

Marginal Risk of severe weather & multiple days in the 70s ahead.

April 15, 11:15 PM Weather Forecast Update

T'Storm & Severe Risk Update

West Lafayette
Few Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 57°
Kokomo
Overcast
44° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 42°
Rensselaer
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 57°
Fowler
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 57°
Williamsport
Few Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 57°
Crawfordsville
Overcast
54° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 54°
Frankfort
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 50°
Delphi
Scattered Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 57°
Monticello
Scattered Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 57°
Logansport
Overcast
46° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 44°
Clouds clearing and calmer winds this evening with patchy frost overnight.
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