|Personal Information Summary|
|Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB||May 19, 1987. As of 2022, she is around 35 years old.|
|Wedding / Husband / Spouse / Marriage / Boyfriend||No confirmed information available.|
|How did Lisa Meadows lose weight?||Lisa Meadows answered questions about her weight loss on Facebook on May 19, 2015. By running and exercising regularly, she reduced her weight. Because she sprints rather than runs, running is her favorite quote.|
|Children / No. of Kids||None|
|Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race||White|
Lisa Meadows knows that the most important part of her job is using her knowledge of storms to warn the public of severe weather. Since 2018, she serves as the Weekend Meteorologist & Weekday Reporter at the Minneapolis-based TV station WCCO.
Personal Life : Parents, Family and Education
- Lisa is originally from Highland, Indiana. She graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Meteorology and a minor in Mathematics. She also has a B.A. in Television and Radio Communications from Valparaiso University, Indiana.
- She has completed her internships at WFLD FOX Chicago, WGN Chicago, and WMAQ NBC Chicago. Some of her family lives in Chicago.
- When she’s not live on TV, Lisa enjoys helping with women’s shelters, humane society adoption events, and being a mentor for high school students through icouldbe (dot) org.
- Meadows also helped to found the Keep Champaign Beautiful environmental group in 2015.
- Lisa’s favorite season is spring, and she has been fascinated by the weather since she was a small child. In fact, listening to tornado signs and alarms first sparked her interest in this field. Despite being not so good in Math and Physics, this passion helped Lisa be successful as a meteorologist.
Career, Job, Salary and Net worth :
- Lisa started her full-time career in 2011 as a Broadcast Meteorologist with KLBK CBS 13 in Lubbock, TX. Prior to that, she was a fill-in meteorologist on Lakeshore News in Northwest Indiana and on WYIN Public Television.
- Meadows has served as the President of the Northwest Indiana chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) & National Weather Association, and Chief Torch Meteorologist for the Valparaiso University newspaper. She had also served as the Weather Director at Valparaiso University’s television station.
- The talented weather presenter has worked in West Texas and Southern California for a few years, chasing wildfires and Sierra snowstorms.
- She considers herself a ‘weather nerd’ and has a blog giving insightful information about weather history.
- Currently, Lisa is a Meteorologist for CBS affiliate WCCO-TV in Minnesota & frequently does environmental stories on weekdays. She had joined the station in 2018.
Important Weather Moments :
- Lisa started her blog while interning in Chicago and has continued to post current data trends. She likes presenting random weather facts in a relevant manner, one which is understandable for her audience.
- She is adept at knowing the story of the atmosphere and describing it and its consequences when she goes live on screen.
- Her University experience chasing tornadoes and developing green reports has made her well suited to deal with everything from watershed stories to lightning strikes.
- One of Lisa’s most memorable moments was when she worked for WCIA in Central Illinois and received a letter from a viewer stating that if it weren’t for her broadcast breaking through the show and warning her husband to get to shelter, the woman would have been a widow.
- A tree fell through the house where her husband was sitting only moments after the tornado warning was broadcast and landed right where he was sitting. She states getting that letter made her feel like what she was doing saved lives amid a difficult string of tornadoes and dangerous weather.
Interesting Facts and Trivia :
- Lisa enjoys running for charities, rollerblading, watching baseball, video directing and producing, and storm chasing, of course!
- She has a cat named Teddy and enjoys learning about different technologies associated with preparing weather graphics and forecasting. She also has a German Shepherd dog named Thunder, who is certified for K9 search & rescue.
- She calls ‘dogs and weather’ two of her biggest passions in life!