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Sean Macaday

Sean is thrilled to be joining KIMT and StormTeam3, and is happy to be back in the midwest closer to family.

Title: Meteorologist
smacaday@kimt.com

Sean Macaday joined KIMT in July of 2019 from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, where he received a bachelors degree in Meteorology and Marine Science. While at Miami, Sean was a part of the Emmy award-winning student news program NewsVision, where he was a broadcast meteorologist for the program. Sean also co-created the student weather show CanesCast which debuts in the fall of 2019.

Sean’s interest in weather began at a young age during a tornado warning in his hometown of Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. After having to hide in the basement during the storm, Sean experienced frequent nightmares over the next few weeks. This continued until one day when he visited the local library and checked out some books and videos on tornadoes. From there the rest is history; he was instantly hooked.

When Sean isn’t obsessively looking at clouds, he enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, fishing, and even scuba diving (if someone knows anywhere in the area to scuba dive, let Sean know and he would be greatly appreciative).

Sean is thrilled to be joining KIMT and StormTeam3, and is happy to be back in the midwest closer to family.

You can follow Sean on Twitter & Facebook at @macadaywx

Recent Posts by Sean Macaday

StormTeam 3: 8 places you can still get outside for the beautiful start to the week

Here comes the sun

StormTeam 3: Marginal/slight risk for severe weather Saturday afternoon

The threat for severe weather is dependent on your location across the area, but everyone should be alert.

StormTeam 3: Rain Wednesday, and then every day there after

If you venture outside, bring an Umbrella

StormTeam 3: Wanna get out of the house? Go for a walk or hike

A forecast for all of us

StormTeam 3: Light rain tonight, and this coming week

At least you won't be missing any beautiful weather while you are cooped inside this week. Keep on social distancing!

StormTeam 3: Scattered light snow to kick off another messy week

Accumulations will be minimal and will melt come Sunday

Study claims link between temperature, humidity, and infectiousness of COVID-19

The study is not peer reviewed, but does offer some sound data

StormTeam 3: A timeline for rain & snow this week

There are multiple chances for precipitation this week

StormTeam 3: Growing confidence in late week storm

There will be multiple chances for precipitation this week

StormTeam 3: An easy Sunday before a rainy week

The week ahead is looking a bit ~messy~

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