Alan Matthew

Alan Matthew joined WTVA in 2017.

Title: Meteorologist
amatthew@wtva.com

Alan Matthew is the weekend morning meteorologist for the WTVA Weather Authority.

Alan is a native to the humid state of Mississippi, born in West Point and grew up in Columbus.

His love for weather has grown over time and through experiencing some historical weather events while growing up in Mississippi including: a vague memory of playing in the snow produced by the Blizzard of 1993, the Derecho event of Feb. 16, 2001, that caused widespread wind damage across the Golden Triangle extending into Central Alabama, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the tornado outbreaks of April 27, 2011, and April 28, 2014.

Upon graduating from Columbus High School in 2007, Alan attended Mississippi University for Women where he earned his first Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics.

After taking several months off, he enrolled at Mississippi State University, ultimately earning a second Bachelors Degree in Professional Meteorology.

During college, Alan interned twice at a local news station in his hometown.

During his downtime, Alan enjoys outdoor pursuits such as hiking, biking, jogging, sunset chasing and even occasionally kite-flying.

He also has a second passion for music, singing, mixing audio, restoring and converting old-vinyl records, cassettes, and 8-tracks and occasionally still picks up the trumpet to play.

Recent Posts by Alan Matthew

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 93087

Reported Deaths: 2809
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds6956155
DeSoto539355
Harrison372772
Jackson337867
Madison320086
Rankin318875
Lee258567
Jones239978
Forrest238270
Washington217471
Lafayette207239
Lauderdale1994124
Bolivar179065
Oktibbeha174750
Lamar162134
Neshoba1534103
Panola144027
Sunflower141144
Lowndes139857
Warren138050
Leflore136280
Pontotoc122516
Pike120948
Monroe118365
Scott116125
Copiah115933
Coahoma112327
Holmes109158
Marshall107515
Lincoln106253
Grenada105335
Yazoo103629
Simpson101243
Union97824
Tate95137
Leake93937
Adams91736
Wayne87421
Pearl River86250
Marion84133
Prentiss80817
Covington80622
Alcorn76811
Newton75623
Itawamba75221
Tallahatchie74918
George74413
Winston72319
Tishomingo65737
Chickasaw65224
Tippah64216
Attala64125
Walthall59325
Clay57117
Hancock56121
Jasper54915
Noxubee54315
Clarke53539
Smith52114
Calhoun50612
Tunica47913
Montgomery45420
Claiborne45116
Lawrence42512
Yalobusha41614
Perry40617
Humphreys37315
Quitman3735
Stone35011
Greene34317
Webster33113
Jefferson Davis32511
Amite31210
Carroll31212
Wilkinson30217
Kemper28615
Sharkey26312
Jefferson2399
Benton2181
Franklin1893
Choctaw1785
Issaquena1033
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Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 128818

Reported Deaths: 2284
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson18911337
Mobile13039289
Montgomery8628173
Madison750775
Tuscaloosa7180114
Lee570559
Shelby564550
Baldwin504749
Marshall382143
Etowah333447
Calhoun332039
Morgan318126
Houston269922
Elmore251947
DeKalb234619
St. Clair221335
Walker220780
Talladega205026
Limestone197319
Cullman183017
Franklin174128
Dallas173626
Russell17112
Autauga167324
Lauderdale164133
Colbert159326
Escambia155725
Blount154214
Jackson149411
Chilton147127
Dale132743
Covington130227
Coffee12708
Pike11519
Tallapoosa113183
Chambers112342
Clarke104917
Marion93728
Butler90838
Barbour8307
Marengo69919
Winston69912
Lowndes64527
Pickens63114
Bibb62810
Hale61228
Randolph60712
Bullock58514
Lawrence58220
Monroe5758
Geneva5634
Cherokee55516
Washington54413
Perry5376
Clay5367
Wilcox53011
Conecuh52311
Crenshaw52231
Macon47620
Henry4674
Fayette4189
Sumter41819
Lamar3452
Choctaw34412
Cleburne3206
Greene30015
Coosa1613
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