Chelsea Brown

Chelsea Brown joined WTVA in 2018.

Title: Meteorologist, Multi-Media Journalist

Some people stumble into a career.

In Chelsea's case, meteorology fell into her life.

An Amory native, Chelsea's childhood home was missed by a mere 5 miles by the E-F5 tornado that devastated Smithville on April 27, 2011.

A year later, a lightning strike was more accurate.

While she was at school, her house was hit by lightning, igniting a fire and damaged it beyond repair.

After that, there was no question that she wanted to dedicate her life to the weather, but she never planned on TV.

She always wanted to go into the Air Force, and meteorology was the perfect direction for a girl who was "too short and too blind" to be a pilot.

That all changed when she met the love of her life.

Chelsea is an Amory High School and ICC graduate. While at ICC, she was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society.

She is a former WTVA weather intern and is a graduate of Mississippi State University.

She and her husband live in Monroe County with their three furbabies: Hank, Thunder and BB.

Recent Posts by Chelsea Brown

Local nurse helping combat coronavirus in New York City

Megan Snow, a PRN nurse at Choctaw Regional Medical Center is going to help on the front line in New York City.

Skilled to Work: Online Industrial Maintenance

A state-funded program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is allowing students an opportunity to further their careers online.

Restaurant owner in Tupelo among other businesses applying for small business loans

With some businesses shut down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, one local store owner described the situation as heartbreaking.

Grocery store workers working hard to provide for customers

Grocery store workers are working hard to clean and provide for their customers.

Spring break cleaning for Tupelo Public Schools

The Tupelo Public School District contracted SERVEPRO to clean its schools during spring break.

Blood donations needed because of Coronavirus

Blood donations are needed right now with the outbreak of the Coronavirus and multiple people getting sick with the flu and strep.

Teacher back in Mississippi after leaving China because of coronavirus

Shannon Morgan, a Mississippi native, returned to the United States to get away from the coronavirus outbreak.

Ida Street could soon be renamed

Ida Street in Tupelo could soon be renamed in hopes of bettering it's reputation.

Homeless could be hired to pick up litter in Tupelo

Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton proposed the idea of hiring the homeless to help pick up litter around the city.

Landslide shuts down part of Highway 9

A landslide shut down part of Highway 9 in Choctaw County.

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