Kristin Walls

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Kristin started at KAPP/KVEW in June of 2016 as Chief Meteorologist. Watch her weather reports weekdays on Good Morning Northwest from 5 to 7 a.m., or her weekly news segment called 100% Chance of Wine airing Wednesday evenings.
Kristin Walls was born in a small town in northeastern Ohio. She received her bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and her Master’s degree in Atmospheric Science from the Ohio State University. Kristin’s thesis focused on how tornadoes and derechos formed in the Ohio Valley since 1950. During Kristin’s time at OSU, she got the chance to travel down to Peru and study volume changes to the Quelccaya Ice Cap.
In 2009, Kristin started her television career at WTOV9 in Steubenville, Ohio. While at WTOV9, she covered the 4th biggest snowstorm on record in the Ohio Valley. The storm accumulated up to 20 inches of snow over a span of two days.
In 2011, she went to WHAS11 in Louisville, Kentucky. She started off as the weekend meteorologist before getting promoted to weekday evenings.  Louisville is a very active weather market where she had the chance to track many severe weather events including the EF4 Henryville, Indiana tornado.
She enjoys crossfit, running, hiking, exploring new places, and spending time with family and friends.


A hot weekend ahead with triple digits returning! -Kristin

A pleasant Thursday; heating up again this weekend -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Va Piano Vineyards

A cooler Wednesday with gusts up to 35 MPH -Kristin

Red Flag Warning extended through mid-week -Kristin

High fire danger and poor air quality Monday -Kristin

A cooler and breezy start to the weekend -Kristin

Elevated fire danger Thursday with gusty winds -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Sleeping Dog Wines Part 2

High fire danger, gusty winds and poor air quality Wednesday -Kristin

Fire danger increasing mid-week with gusts up to 35 MPH -Kristin

Triple digit temperatures to start the week! -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Sleeping Dog Wines

A Heat Advisory in place for the weekend! -Kristin

Above average temperatures continue! -Kristin

A hazy Friday with high level smoke impacting the area -Kristin

Fire danger continues Thursday with gusts up to 30 MPH -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Smasne Cellars Part 2

Fire danger increasing with gusts up to 25 MPH -Kristin

The all-time Washington state record in jeopardy Tuesday! -Kristin

All-time record highs possible Monday! -Kristin

Historic heat wave with record-breaking temperatures -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Smasne Cellars

Excessive Heat Watch with highs up to 114 degrees! -Kristin

More heat and a bit breezy Tuesday -Kristin

Afternoon storms in the foothills

A Heat Advisory in effect Monday, highs close to 100 degrees! -Kristin

A hot and breezy Father's Day weekend -Kristin

Heating up quickly Thursday with more sunshine! -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Hamilton Cellars Part 2

Sunshine returns with temperatures on the rise -Kristin

Another thunderstorm chance Tuesday - Kristin

Storms possible Monday with lightning and gusty winds -Kristin

Grab your umbrella with rain chances Friday -Kristin

Breezy with sunshine returning Thursday -Kristin

100% Chance of Wine: Hamilton Cellars

A pleasant Wednesday with 70's -Kristin

A bit warmer Tuesday with a stray shower -Kristin

A bit more sunshine and cool Monday -Kristin

High fire danger heading into the weekend -Kristin

Gusts 30 to 40 MPH expected

Fire danger increasing with gusty winds end of week -Kristin