is absolutely thrilled to call Northern Michigan her
first year has been a challenging and most enjoyable one.
loves the variety of weather that she
gets to forecast on a daily basis.
From blizzards and tornados to sunshine and heat-waves, she
gets to see it all.
also loves meeting so many friendly people of Northern Michigan on the days when she
is a reporter.
Alana earned her Bachelors Degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 2007.
interned at the local NBC affiliate, WTMJ
, in Milwaukee and learned much from her
mentor, Chief Meteorologist John Malan.
was an active member in the Atmospheric Sciences Club
and participated in many activities including storm chasing.
Even though Alana was born and raised in Milwaukee, Northern Michigan has always felt like a second home.
has spent part of every summer of her
life at her
family's cottage in Arcadia, MI.
It was actually that time spent along the shores of Lake Michigan that first sparked her
interest in weather.
father would sit on the porch of their cottage and watch storms roll in off the lake.
still loves the thrill of an approaching storm.
If you happen to catch Alana
on a day off, you'll probably find her
enjoying time with her
loves the outdoors but can easily spend an entire day in her
found so many fantastic local restaurants but she
can't resist the occasional fast food indulgence.
loves to read but she
won't pass up a movie night.
Feel free to stop and say hi if you see her
out and about and if you have a story idea, email her
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