is no stranger to severe weather.
became a trained storm spotter when he
was only ten years old, and has tracked countless tornadoes from the field and studio.
Originally from the small Kansas town of Russell, Matt graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science.
graduated at the top of his
class, and was awarded departmental honors for his
study of tornado outbreaks.
Matt also spent seven years forecasting severe thunderstorms in West Texas as Chief Meteorologist for KLBK-TV and Morning Meteorologist for KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas.
While attending the University of Kansas, Matt worked as an on-air meteorologist for KUJH-TV and KJHK-FM, and was an intern and assistant weather producer for KMBC-TV in Kansas City, Missouri.
and his wife Emily are happy to call the Magnolia State home, and are thankful for the path God has led them down to bring them to Northeast Mississippi.