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Chris Piper

Chris started working at WTHI in June of 2017

Title: Meteorologist
Chris Piper

Chris started working at WTHI in June of 2017 as a Multimedia Journalist and weekend weather anchor. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a major in Geography and a minor in Broadcast Meteorology. While at Eastern, he worked for the student-run PBS affiliate “News Watch” at WEIU-TV.

Chris is originally from Paris, Illinois. He loves being outdoors, traveling, and being around good company. Shoot him a call at 812-514-8123 with any story ideas, weather questions, or just to say hi!

Recent Posts by Chris Piper

What Are Cold Air Funnels

You may have seen something that looks like a tornado, but it's actually what's called a cold air funnel.

Impacts of Barry

How will Barry impact the Wabash Valley over the next few days?

Earthquakes in the Wabash Valley

Earthquakes are not very common here, but they can happen just as easily as they do out west.

UV Rays and the Harm They Do

July is UV Awareness month. Here's what you need to know.

July weather outlook

Now that the month of July is here, how are things looking like they could shape up?

June Look Back

Here's how the month of June shaped up.

Heat Index Explainer

We often talk about the heat index, but what is it?

How to avoid getting a sunburn

During these long and hot days, how long does it take to burn, and how can you protect yourself?

High Pressure and Rain

There's a reason we're finally in a dry spell. High pressure.

What is Ribbon Lightning

Sometimes we get different kinds of lightning in a thunderstorm. Here's one that one of our viewers saw.

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