is a native Alabamian.
In fact, she
spent much of her
childhood in Marshall County.
originally from Talladega County near Sylacauga and attended Coosa County schools.
She obtained her degree on campus from Mississippi State University.
Before coming to WHNT, Christina worked as a freelance broadcast meteorologist at WBIR in Knoxville, TN.
At the end of last year, Christina
left The Weather Channel, which is based in Atlanta, after working there for three years.
Before that she worked for over two years at WJTV in Jackson, MS. Prior to that, she was a meteorologist at a station in southeast Texas.
is also a SkyWarn storm chaser.
Christina is a member of the American Meteorological Association, where she is a committee member.
She is also a member of the National Weather Association and Mississippi MENSA.
When not working, she
visits with her
family in Marshall County and in her
home area of the Talladega National Forest.
enjoys rock climbing, spelunking, scuba diving, horseback riding and wildlife rehabilitation.
One of the first things people ask Christina
is, "What made you interested in weather?
This may seem sappy, but it's true.
was a little girl, the question to her
mother was, "Where does God live?
pointed to the sky and said, "Up there".
As a four-year-old, she
would look up in the sky trying to see Him lounging on the clouds.
saw the sun's rays from behind a cumulus cloud, she
thought that was Him.
Over time, she
noticed how clouds grow and move and her
interest began there.