Terran Kirksey


Terran Kirksey joined Storm Team 12 in April of 2015.

Terran was born and raised in Alabama, and he knew he wanted to be a meteorologist at a young age. He attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. He also attended Mississippi State University where he earned a Master of Science in Geoscience (Concentration in Applied Meteorology). He has many years of experience storm chasing and observing tornadoes across the Plains & the Southeast.

Before coming to WJTV, Terran worked full time at stations in Texas & Alabama, in addition to freelancing at a station in Memphis. He’s covered tornado outbreaks, tropical storms, and winter storms. He has been designated a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society (Seal #660).

When he’s not following the weather, he enjoys spending time with his wife & their dog, Stormy. He also likes traveling, good food, getting involved with the community, and meeting new people.

Feel free to contact him through email at tkirksey@wjtv.com, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

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