Laura Bannon is no novice when it comes to all things weather. From thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, dust storms, flooding, and even blizzards; Laura has covered it all.
She enjoys the daily challenge of forecasting as well as engaging with fans through social media on weather related topics or life in general.
Laura grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. Upon completing her undergraduate studies at University of Missouri and Mississippi State University, she went on to serve weather teams in Jefferson City, MO; Jackson, TN; Wichita, KS; and Dallas, TX.
When Laura is not at work you can find her at Saddle Up in Franklin. She helps assist children with physical, emotional, and behavioral disabilities learn how to ride horses.
If she's not there, you can find her at the gym. From obstacle course races to CrossFit competitions, Laura is open to trying anything new to be physically fit. She enjoys sharing her fitness journey through social media in hopes to inspire others. Laura also loves to golf.
She has a boxer dog named Buster. He also makes appearances on social media and weather casts to help tell the weather story of the day.