Chris Nelson

Chris Nelson is the Chief Meteorologist at KIMT.

Title: Chief Meteorologist
cnelson@kimt.com

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: Heavy rain slams the area with around 8 inches in 24 hours in Mower Co.

Rain totals in some parts have reached over eight inches

StormTeam 3: Tornado Watch until 10 pm

Storms could include all modes of severe weather

Three tornadoes hit Sioux Falls, SD last night

All had winds of around 130 mph

StormTeam 3: Widespread heavy rain and severe storms last into Thursday

Several rounds of rain and storms could lead to flooding

StormTeam 3: Severe weather possible tonight; Tornado Watch until 10 p.m.

All modes of severe weather are possible

StormTeam 3: Above average temperatures looking likely for September

The next two weeks are looking to be above average

StormTeam 3: Lack of rain continues to be a problem

Rain showers are possible this weekend, but likely won't cut into the deficit

Stormteam 3 (8:45 pm update): Severe T'Storm Watch, larger area under enhanced risk

Storms may produce damaging winds and isolated tornadoes

Stormteam 3: Timing of severe weather tonight

Severe weather chances best north of I-90

StormTeam 3: Showers Saturday, warmer on Labor Day

A shower chance is back on Saturday, clearer weather is coming again

Mason City
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 72°
Albert Lea
Overcast
68° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 68°
Austin
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 72°
Charles City
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 73°
Rochester
Broken Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 72°
A cooler Friday with a potential for storms Saturday night
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