Rachel Coulter

Rachel Coulter

Meteorologist

Jackson, MS

Rachel Coulter joined the First Alert Weather Team as a Meteorologist, after three years at KAIT, Raycom’s station in Jonesboro, AR.

Rachel was born in Wisconsin and lived there ten years before moving to North Carolina, where her family still resides. She knew she wanted to become a Meteorologist at an early age after learning about thunderstorms from her grandfather. After starting a storm chasing club at the age of seven, her passion for the science only grew.

In 2015, Rachel graduated with a B.S. Degree in Meteorology from Millersville University, where she also played on the women's basketball team for a few years.

Even though Rachel started off wanting to go into research, a couple of amazing internships at WRAL and WGAL and a student-run show, Weather Watch, revealed a love for forecasting and communicating the weather to others.

Her first job at KAIT led to experience covering historic flooding and multiple tornadoes that has only increased her desire to study and forecast severe weather. Rachel is excited to work in Mississippi and learn from the amazing team of Meteorologists at WLBT and Fox40!


Recent Articles by Rachel

  First Alert Forecast: gradually warmer, muggier days ahead

  First Alert Forecast: Hot & steamy conditions to return by the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: seasonable ahead of a return of the summery steam this week

  First Alert Forecast: pleasant start to August

  First Alert Forecast: downpour risk continues through mid-week

  First Alert Forecast: tropical downpours possible Friday, Saturday

  First Alert Forecast: More active pattern returns...

  First Alert Forecast: Tropical activity increases as summer continues on...

  First Alert Forecast: Summer in MS continues...

  First Alert Forecast: Summer continues!

First Alert Forecast: more July heat, humidity into the weekend ahead

  First Alert Forecast: Hot, muggy weekend ahead!

  First Alert Forecast: Hot, muggy, stormy at times...

  ALERT DAY: heat stress continues to impact central Mississippi

  First Alert Forecast: summer heat wave to continue this week

  First Alert Forecast: ALERT DAYS in place through the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: ALERT DAYS issued for the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: steamy downpours continue; heat stress likely this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled, steamy weather continues mid-week

  First Alert Forecast: Unsettled pattern continues into Independence Day weekend

  First Alert Forecast: hot, steamy and unsettled late week

  First Alert Forecast: Hot, steamy, & stormy into Independence Day Weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Excessively muggy conditions continue...

  First Alert Forecast: summery heat, humidity this week

  First Alert Forecast: Summery & hazy conditions will carry into the weekend...

  First Alert Forecast: scattered storms Thursday; hazy skies this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Unsettled pattern continues...

  First Alert Forecast: Daily storms expected through mid-week...

  Desert dust storm crossing ocean to squash hurricanes, bring colorful sunsets

  First Alert Forecast: Unsettled pattern ahead...