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.


Up to 30" of snow in the mountains NEXT WEEK: Highs in the teens and lowland snow chances -Kristin

Heavy mountain snow this weekend, turning bitterly cold next week

Slick Friday morning commute; Wintry mix and snow chances -Kristin

Snow, wintry mix moving in Friday morning

100% Chance of Wine: Tucannon Cellars

Wintry mix with accumulating snow possible for some areas Friday -Kristin

Snow, wintry mix moving in Friday morning

Breezy Tuesday with a few showers PLUS: Could we see snow chances next week? -Kristin

Wind gusts to 30 MPH with a few rain showers today

Wind gusts to 40 MPH PLUS: Dodging a few rain showers -Kristin

More wind and a few rain showers possible

Winds return along with a few rain showers this weekend -Kristin

Rain returns on Sunday, wintry mix for some

Light rain showers developing today -Kristin

Rain showers moving in by afternoon

Rain showers, wind expected as we ring in the New Year -Kristin

Scattered rain showers, wind gusts up to 35 MPH possible

Rain showers, turning breezy ringing in 2020 -Kristin

Rain showers and wind as we ring in the New Year

Few rain showers Sunday PLUS: More wet weather for the New Year -Kristin

A few rain showers expected this weekend

100% Chance of Wine: Spring Valley Vineyard Part 2

100% Chance of Wine: Spring Valley Vineyard

100% Chance of Wine: WSU Wine Science Center Part 2

100% Chance of Wine: WSU Wine Science Center

Winter Storm Warning in place for the Northern Blues

Record-breaking snow: Historic February for Tri-Cities, Yakima

Walla Walla and Pendleton also broke records

Auction of Washington Wines Awards $15,000 Grant To Walla Walla Community College

Air Stagnation Advisory through early next week

Chances are increasing for an El Nino Winter in the Pacific Northwest

Air Quality Alert through Wednesday

A Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse and comet all happening tonight

Snow & ice possible this weekend

Winter storm will affect Oregon

More snow arriving this afternoon

Wintry Mix Possible Today

Dangerous Wind Chills this Weekend

Winter Storm moves into the area today

Winter Storm Watch; More Snow Expected

Could we see a White Christmas?

More Snow Late Wednesday into Thursday

Accumulating Morning Snow

Ski Report: Weather and Conditions

Winter Storm Thursday; Projected Snowfall