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Cassie joined Storm Team 8 in July 2009.

Cassie grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and holds a degree in Meteorology from Western Kentucky University. Before coming to the Quad Cities, Cassie was a meteorologist at WNKY-TV in Bowling Green, Ky., and interned at WEHT-TV in Evansville, Ind., where she gained valuable experience in the area of forecasting from the station's meteorologists.

Cassie's interest in weather began when she was only seven years old after a big snowstorm left 16 inches of snow over her hometown. Since then, severe weather has fascinated Cassie - but her ideal weather is sunshine and 70 degrees.

When not forecasting, Cassie's hobbies include traveling, reading, and giving in to her guilty pleasure of reality television. She is proud to call the Quad Cities home.


Recent Articles
  • Storms Chances Linger Today

    A boundary stretching across the area has been the focal point for showers and thunderstorms this morning and will continue to be through much of the day. Several pieces of energy riding along that boundary will triggers scattered thunderstorms throughout our Thursday. There should be enough breaks in between storms to allow for temperatures in the mid 80s. Dewpoints will remain in the low 70s making for another humid day. Severe weather will be limited today but isolated strong storms […]

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    Warming Weekend Forecast

    Happy Friday! The forecast couldn't be anymore perfect as we start the weekend.

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    Some Sun with a Chance of Storms

    Pack an umbrella today just in case. Chances for showers and storms are low but the chance is there nonetheless. Skies will be partly cloudy today with highs reaching the upper 70s. A cold front will come through around midday bringing with it a chance for isolated showers and possibly a thunderstorm. This front won’t have a lot of moisture to work with so rainfall amounts will be limited. Skies gradually clear overnight and lows fall to the low 50s. […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Dodging Raindrops this Week

    What started as a partly sunny day turned into a rainy afternoon and evening across the area. The rain has been beneficial but it won’t be missed on Sunday. This is the time of year when festivals are taking place, people are grilling out and kids are playing in the park. We can do all of these things tomorrow! Rain will come to an end shortly before midnight tonight. Skies will become partly sunny on Sunday and high temperatures will […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Meteorological Summer is Finally Here

    Welcome to the first day of meteorological summer! Meteorological summer includes the months of June, July, and August. “Officially” our astronomical summer doesn’t begin until June 21st. Many people consider the first day of summer to be the day that area pools open on Memorial Day weekend. For kids, that’s really all that matters. School is out, pools are open, and the weather’s warm enough to spend plenty of time outdoors. I think most people can appreciate not being stuck […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Farmers’ Market for the Win

    I couldn’t have asked for better weather this weekend. I had a couple of friends drive up from Kentucky to visit me for the first time! Took them awhile. ;) I wanted to show them around the cities, let them taste some local staples, and experience favorite local pastimes. We managed to cram a River Bandits game, Comedy Sportz show, Ganson’s , Van’s Pizza, Whiteys, Freight House Farmer’s Market, Antique Archeology, shopping in LeClaire, shopping in Davenport, among others all […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Quad Cities Likelihood of Severe Weather

    Skies look innocent enough this afternoon. Widespread sunshine is taking place, we’ve got a nice breeze out of the south, temperatures are climbing into the 80s, and dewpoints are climbing into the 60s. What could go wrong? A cold front. Showers and thunderstorms will develop out ahead of a cold front that is currently to our northwest. Fortunately we still have plenty of time to enjoy the gorgeous weather. When the storms to begin to develop they likely will be […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Record Rain Monday, More Rain to Come

    Temperatures climbed well into the 80s on Monday but today we struggle to move through the 50s. What a difference a cold front can make. Keep the jacket handy the rest of the week. High temperatures are only expected to break into the upper 50s and around 60 degrees through Friday! Clouds and rain will help to keep our numbers 10 to 15 degrees below normal. Rain is a good thing but we don’t necessarily want it all at once. […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Severe Weather Warnings To-go

    We’ve already had a couple of episodes of severe weather locally but it’s that time of year when these events will become more common. In fact, as of right now Thursday has the potential for strong to severe storms. We are always monitoring the weather and are here to bring you the latest forecasts, watches, and warnings. For those times you may not be at home or your power goes out there are other ways to get that information. First […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: Making a Difference on Earth Day

    There are a handful of nationally recognized holidays and if you look hard enough you can find hundreds more bizarre or less known holidays. Did you know today is considered National Jelly Bean Day? Now you know. There are several of these miscellaneous holidays that go uncelebrated or unnoticed and one of those happens to be very important. Today is Earth Day! I’m no poster child for green living but I try to do my part when I can. I […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: From Summer to Winter in 48 Hours

    Mother Nature can’t seem to make up her mind. If you are a winter, spring or summer lover you have had your favorite kind of weather in the past few days. The sun was out Saturday with temperatures in the 80s. Showers and thunderstorms were responsible for much needed rainfall on Sunday along with seasonal temperatures. Today we have been tricked into thinking it’s winter again. Large snowflakes continue to fall across the area as I type. That’s how spring […]

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    Beyond the Green Screen: The Last Freeze Around the Corner

    The birds were singing as I walked into work this morning with a short sleeve shirt and light jacket. It felt like the Spring I remember. This is what it’s supposed to be like. We only dropped to 40 degrees this morning. We know we aren’t completely out of the woods just yet, though. While most of our nights ahead will be spent well above freezing, temperatures at or below freezing in the next couple of weeks are inevitable. The […]

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