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Maddie Kirker is the Morning/Noon Meteorologist for Good Morning Carolinas.
She joined the First Warning Weather team July 2013 and was the Weekend Morning Meteorologist before moving to the weekdays.
Prior to working at WPDE, Maddie spent two years as the Weekend Meteorologist at WCBI-TV in Columbus, MS. It was there where she covered a wide variety of severe weather events in the heart of "Dixie Alley" which is the lesser-known "Tornado Alley."
Maddie graduated in 2011 from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Meteorology.
While at Mississippi State
won honors in the National Collegiate Weather Challenge, forecasting her
way to 1st place out of 1,500 undergraduates, and 4th overall in the town of Allentown, PA.
is a Cincinnati native, but is no stranger to Myrtle Beach.
is proud to call the Grand Strand home since she's
visited the area all of her
takes pride in making sure you are ready for whatever weather may interrupt your day and making sure your morning starts off right.
is not working she
enjoys traveling, hiking and training with her
Golden Retriever, Chester.
is the unofficial "Weather Dog" of Good Morning Carolinas!
The two of them are members of the locally accredited Canine Angels Therapy Dog Team as well as Therapy Dog International.
In addition to being a therapy dog, Chester takes part in Agility.
In November 2014, he
finished two qualifying runs with 2nd place and zero faults earning him his
first CPE Agility Title.
Maddie is a member of A Way to Play Agility Club in Murrells Inlet and is a supporting member of the Humane Society of the United States.
If you want to talk weather or anything dog related, send Maddie
a tweet, Facebook comment or email her
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