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I’m from Greenville, South Carolina but just moved here from Orlando, Florida where I have lived the past six years.

Most Meteorologists have one crazy weather event that solidified their love for meteorology but my story is different – I was actually terrified of storms. About age four I wanted to know what the weather for the day would be and my parents showed me the forecast in the newspaper. It was all in pictures and I could understand it! So, I began looking at the daily weather forecast before I could read.

Once I started learning the science behind it all, I began to grow a new found love for weather and wanted to learn as much as I could.

Because of that I went to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University studying Operational Meteorology with a minor in communication and broadcast media.

Before News 3, I was the weekend morning meteorologist and weather producer at WKMG News 6 in Orlando, Florida where I covered multiple hurricanes and severe weather threats, including Hurricane Matthew.

In my spare time I like to travel, go to the beach, shop, go to yoga, eat, binge watch Netflix, and hang out with my cat Rocky. I love meeting new people and can’t wait to experience everything coastal Virginia has to offer. I am very excited to say after five years I finally get to experience fall once again!

Moving to Norfolk will bring me closer to my fiancé who is currently training to be a Naval Aviator and who was actually raised in Virginia Beach.


Recent Articles
  • First Warning Forecast: Drying Up And Heating Up

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast More heat, and less rain this afternoon. Temperatures are currently in the upper 80s and low 90s but once you add in the humidity we are feeling like the mid to upper 90s. High pressure is building in keeping the rain and storms away for the afternoon. There is a slight 10% chance of showers that could pop up but majority of us will stay dry.   Expect more heat and humidity for the […]

  • First Warning Forecast: More Heat, More Sunshine

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast Today is one of the nicest days of the week with temperatures warming in to the upper 80s and lower humidity. Most of us will stay dry through the day with only a 20% chance of showers and storms mainly for northeastern North Carolina. Rain chances will go down overnight and clouds will clear up.   Highs will return to near 90 tomorrow afternoon, about 5 degrees above normal for this time of year. […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Mainly dry and hot!

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast Tomorrow you may have to deal with some patchy fog for your morning commute. We will see a nice mix of sun and clouds tomorrow with lower rain chances. An isolated shower/storm is possible tomorrow afternoon but most locations will stay dry. Highs will warm into the upper 80s tomorrow.   Expect more heat and humidity for the second half of the work week. Highs will warm into the low 90s with heat index […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Rain Moves In For The Weekend

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast Today is shaping up to be very similar to yesterday. Temperatures are in the upper 80s and low 90s this afternoon with some rain and storms starting to fire up. We’ll continue to see a 20% chance of pop up storms throughout the day but a lot of us will not have to deal with rain. We will continue to see a mix of sun and clouds. Rain chances will go down overnight.   […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Less Heat And Rain

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast We are a little cooler this afternoon compared to the heat we had yesterday. Temperatures are mainly in the mid to upper 80s and heat index values are only in the mid to upper 90s. Highs today will top off in the upper 80s and low 90s. There is a 20% chance of some pop up showers into the evening but most of us should make it through the day without rain. We will […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Not As Hot

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast ***A Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM Wednesday for most of Eastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina. Afternoon heat index values are expected to reach 101° to 106°.   We are definitely feeling the heat this afternoon with actual temperatures in the 90s for most spots and heat index values as high as 107 in Wallops Island. This heat can be dangerous so try and limit your activity outside […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Dangerous Heat

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast Wednesday will be the most oppressive day of the week. Highs will warm into the mid 90s tomorrow. Afternoon heat index values will reach 105 and even higher in some spots. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with showers and storms popping up again in the afternoon.   Highs will drop into the upper 80s for the end of the week. It will still be humid with heat index values in the 90s. […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Summertime Storms

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast Highs will warm into the low 90s tomorrow and Wednesday. Afternoon heat index values will climb to near 100. We will see sunshine in the morning with clouds building by midday. Showers and storms will pop up again each afternoon.   Highs will drop into the upper 80s for the end of the week. It will still be humid with heat index values in the 90s. We will continue to see a mix of […]

  • First Warning Forecast: 50/50 Weekend

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast We are tracking another round of rain moving in this afternoon with some spots of heavy downpours. We are not expecting any of these to go severe, even then we could still see lightning, heavy rain, and gusty winds mixed in. Temperatures are a little cooler today with highs topping off in the mid 80s. Humidity is down a bit but we still feel pretty muggy. Rain chances will go down as we head […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Summer Pattern Continues

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast We’re shaping up to have a very similar day compared to yesterday. We’ve already seen rain and storms pop up this afternoon with heavy downpours, lightning, and gusty winds. We will continue to see storms pop in and out throughout the day but are not expecting anything to go severe. We will continue to get the breezy southerly wind at 10-15 mph. High temperatures will make it into the mid to upper 80s but […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Scattered Showers & Storms

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast More sunshine will try to break through for the second half of the week but heat and humidity will build. Afternoon scattered showers and storms will be possible Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday but rain will not be as widespread. Highs will warm into the upper 80s for the second half the work week. With the humidity, it will feel more like the mid 90s. We will stay partly to mostly cloudy with some breaks […]

  • First Warning Forecast: Brief Improvement

    Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast We are waking up drier compared to the last few days but are still tracking a few heavy downpours. Patchy fog is possible this morning, then as we head through the morning we will continue to see waves of heavy downpours move through but will gradually become much more scattered through the afternoon. We are still not expecting any severe weather for today. As rain becomes more scattered we could see some breaks in […]