Originally from Nashville, Grant Roberts is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin where he earned a Bachelor of Science in meteorology with a minor in broadcast communications. He joined the KSLA First Alert Weather Team in 2019 after working at KPLC in Lake Charles.
Grant interned at WKRN News 2 in Nashville, the station he watched as a child. He has always been amazed by the weather and knew at a young age he wanted to become a broadcast meteorologist. As a kid, Grant would always wake up in the morning and watch the weather for hours every day.
Grant has always enjoyed the outdoors. He played many sports including baseball, football, track, cross country, wrestling, and rugby. Baseball is his favorite to play, but football is his favorite to watch.
Grant is thrilled to be here in the ArkLaTex because it’s always been a passion for Grant to help the community and keep anyone out of harm's way when it comes to severe weather.
University of Tennessee-Martin, Bachelor of Science in meteorology with a minor in broadcast communications
We have a couple weather makers on their way. One is weak and will arrive tonight. The next weather maker will be strong and will arrive early next week. get ready for some rain and eventually a drop in temperatures next week.
The weather will change ever so slightly over the next few days. The clouds will be the biggest change. There will not be as much sunshine, but the rain chances will remain low. There are a couple cold fronts on their way with one of those being strong.
The weather for the ArkLaTex will not be changing much over the next several days. There will be some rain possible Thursday night, but the computer models are backing off. Otherwise, it will be quiet with little to no rain expected. Temperatures will also near or above average for a few days.
The weather is expected to be quiet for a few days until our next system comes in Thursday evening. There will be some rain, but not too much rain. Then it should go back to being quiet through the weekend. By next week, another cold front will arrive bringing heavy rain and another cool down behind
Some unsettled weather will be in the ArkLaTex this evening and again on Saturday. There is a marginal risk for severe weather this evening, which is a level 1 of 5 on the severe scale. A slight risk (2 of 5) is just outside of our viewing area. Strong winds and isolated tornadoes are possible.
The rain chances will be a little higher over the next few days. This includes our Thanksgiving forecast. A couple cold fronts will be arriving this week bringing the rain and keeping temperatures cool.
The weekend will have great weather with no chance of rain while next week could have some rain just about everyday. The rain chances will steadily increase as we go throughout the week. By Thanksgiving and Black Friday, there will be a 30% chance of rain
The hourly rain chances are going to be higher through Friday evening. Our next cold front will be arriving with more rain and a shot of cooler air. By this weekend, the rain will move away and the weather will cooperate again.
The weather will be great for the first half of this week before becoming unfavorable by the end of the week. There will be sunshine for now, then rain and clouds Thursday and Friday. Temperatures though will stay near the average.
The weather will remain quiet with low rain chances over the next several days. The temperatures will be on the increase through the weekend and next week. It will still be below average for a few days, then we will actually climb above average next week.
The weather will go to being quiet again for a few days as the rain chances will remain low. The temperatures will also endure a nice warm up over the next few days. We will still be below average until the middle of next week
Temperatures have been extremely cold the last couple days. They will gradually warm up over the next several days. It will still remain below normal through the weekend, but we could see the upper 60s by next week.
The weather will be a little quieter for the next few days. Rain chances will remain low, as will the temperatures. The biggest story is how cold the temperatures are and how far well below average they are. We will be near-record cold temperatures by tonight before a gradual warm-up.
The weather will be a little more quiet for the next few days. Rain chances will remain low, as will the temperatures. The biggest story is how cold the temperatures are and how far well below average they are. We will be near record cold temperatures by tonight before a gradual warm up.
Our weather will be changing today with a cold front arriving. There will be rain likely throughout most of the day. Then the temperatures will be much colder. It will be near freezing the next couple of nights.
Our weather will be changing today with a cold front arriving. There will be rain likely throughout most of the day. Then the temperatures will be much colder. It will be near freezing the next couple nights.
Now that the first cold front has passed, we can enjoy a gradual warm up through the weekend. The our attention turns to the next cold front that will arrive Monday. This one will be very strong and will drop temperatures to freezing.
Our first cold front is pushing through today. Then we are tracking an even stronger cold front early next week. This will drop temperatures to the lowest we have seen all season. It will feel more like winter next week than it does mid November
The weather will soon be changing, starting tonight. A strong cold front will be pushing through the ArkLaTex by Thursday. Not only that, but another col front will be approaching by early next week. This front could be even stronger.
We have relatively nice weather for now. Changes are on their way with a couple cold fronts arriving in the next few days. These cold fronts will be strong and bring plenty of rain. Most of all, the temperatures will be much colder.
The weather is fairly quiet for the beginning of the week, before a couple strong cold fronts approach the ArkLaTex. This will bring rain, but will also drop temperatures quite a bit. We could have temperatures near freezing again by next week.
After our first freeze across the ArkLaTex, we will now gradually warm up through the weekend. Temperatures will get back to near 60 degrees. Then our next weather maker will arrive next week bringing up the rain chances. No severe weather is expected as of now.
Our next cold front will be arriving Wednesday. There will be a lot of scattered activity across the ArkLaTex starting this evening and lasting through early Thursday morning. There will also be a big cool down behind the cold front.
The weather will soon go back to cloudy and rainy for a couple days as a cold front is on its way to the ArkLaTex. There will be heavy rain mostly on Wednesday, but some rain will linger into Thursday on Halloween. The rain will be gone by trick-or-treating, but the temperatures will be much colder.
Rain has been persistent through our Friday, but thanks fully that will be coming to an end for the weekend. Another cold front is on its way next week just before Halloween. Therefore, Halloween could have a chill in the air..