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Carson Meredith

Carson is a Meteorologist at WAAY 31.

Title: Carson is a Meteorologist at WAAY 31.
cmeredith@waaytv.com

For as long as he can remember, Carson has been interested in weather. Being born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, he has experienced all the wild weather that the south has to offer! One of the most memorable weather events for Carson was an ice storm that crippled Kentucky in January 2009. His family had no power (and no heat in their home) for five days after the storm. Carson remembers hearing stories of some families in rural parts of the state that had no power for nearly a month.
In addition to weather, Carson has always been interested in current events. Even in elementary school, he watched the news almost every night. So it is no surprise that he has always been interested in broadcast meteorology. But Carson never really considered it as a career path until his freshman year of high school. On March 2, 2012, a violent tornado ripped through Henryville, Indiana, a small town about 20 miles north of Louisville. He will never forget watching the news that day covering the tornado aftermath and the devastation it left behind. It was that day that Carson decided to be a meteorologist.
Carson’s passion for weather led him to Western Kentucky University (WKU), where he graduated with a B.S. in Meteorology in May 2019. While at WKU, Carson had the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the weather industry through an internship with WBKO in Bowling Green, two internships with the National Weather Service in Louisville and Nashville, and serving as Lead Forecaster for WKU’s White Squirrel Weather, a student-led forecasting service that provides weather information to WKU officials for campus events and in times of severe weather.
Carson’s first job in the business has led him to the Tennessee Valley and he is honored to share his passion for weather every weekend. Carson loves getting to know people, so feel free to reach out! He is thrilled to be here in the Tennessee Valley and explore everything that the area has to offer!

Recent Posts by Carson Meredith

Strong storms possible Monday, big cool down later this week

Widespread severe weather is not expected, but a few storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain Monday afternoon.

Rain returns Sunday, a big cool down next week

Once a cold front moves through Monday evening, highs will struggle to reach the 70s despite plenty of sunshine.

A few peeks of sun this afternoon, rain chances increase Sunday

A cold front will bring a big cool down by the middle of next week.

One more dry day Tuesday, rain returns midweek

Portions of North Alabama could see two to four inches of rain in the next week, all thanks to what is left of Tropical Storm Beta.

Perfect Fall like weather continues

You'll definitely need the jackets out the door Monday morning. But we'll warm up nicely into the upper 70s during the afternoon.

More great Fall like weather Sunday

With temperatures in the 50s the next few mornings, it might be time to finally dig those jackets out of the coat closet!

Fall like weather all weekend

Highs in the 70s and low in the 50s will be a friendly reminder that Fall is right around the corner!

Heavy rain from the remnants of Sally later this week

Given the amount of rain some areas have already seen this weekend, flooding concerns will be very high Wednesday through Friday.

More scattered storms Sunday, heavy rain possible later this week

Tropical Storm Sally looks to cause significant amounts of rain along the Gulf Coast in the coming days. The remnants of Sally could cause flooding concerns here at home by mid week.

Scattered storms this weekend, closely watching the tropics

Rain chances will persist through all of next week. Parts of North Alabama could see upwards of three inches of rainfall over the next seven days.

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