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Chris Nelson

Chris Nelson is the Chief Meteorologist at KIMT.

Title: Chief Meteorologist

Chris Nelson joined KIMT as Chief Meteorologist in April of 2019. Nelson joins us from the CBS station in Milwaukee. He has also done weather at KMIR in Palm Springs, CA; KTNV in Las Vegas, NV; and WSAW in Wausau, Wisconsin. His wife, Jackie, son, Jack, and dog, Toby took the venture with him to Minnesota. They're excited to make Rochester their new home.

Recent Posts by Chris Nelson

StormTeam 3: First 70s of the year today, cool down is coming next

We hit 70 in most spots, 40s for highs return

StormTeam 3: After a mild day on Tuesday, colder air comes in for end of the week and next week

Snow and cooler temps not done yet

StormTeam 3: Strong to severe storms could be possible on Tuesday

Get ready for warmth and storms

StormTeam 3: Rain and wintry mix coming

Mix is possible on Friday

StormTeam 3: Temps in the 60s next week, near 70

Some spots may hit 70 next week

StormTeam 3: Warmest air of the season expected by early next week

Highs will make a run at 70

StormTeam 3: Enjoy the nice weather now, changes are coming

Several shower chances return the rest of the week

StormTeam 3: Sun early this week, rain and possible mix returns

Several rounds of rain starting midweek

StormTeam 3: Severe weather outbreak in the Midwest Saturday with potentially strong storms in viewing area

Main threats for us will be hail, gusty winds, and heavy downpours

StormTeam 3: Rain and storms for the weekend

An inch of rain possible for Friday PM and Saturday

Mason City
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Hi: 56° Lo: 32°
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Albert Lea
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Hi: 53° Lo: 32°
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Charles City
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Hi: 56° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 41°
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Hi: 52° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 41°
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