As a meteorologist, Rachael has done work with various National Weather Service offices, including launching weather balloons for the National Weather Service in Memphis to collect data ahead of potentially severe weather. Rachael is also an experienced storm chaser, having chased storms across the South and Midwest. She saw her first tornado in Texas just a week before arriving in Peoria.... although she encourages viewers to stay safe and take cover during severe weather!
Rachael has articles published in the National Weather Association's "Journal of Operational Meteorology" and the "Journal of Geography and Natural Disasters."
When she is not forecasting the weather, Rachael enjoys writing, drawing, and spending time outside. She loves to walk her dog, and can also occasionally be seen shooting archery with her bow and arrow.
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