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

Funeral homes work to provide comfort to families, prevent spread of virus

Funeral home directors right now are faced with the challenge of comforting a family while keeping them safe while they morn.

A new business is now reopened after a nine week closure

Sera and Soul opened back in November. When the cornavirus hit the business had to close for nine weeks.

Nurse practitioner provides insight into COVID-19 testing process

Where does the state health department receive the latest coronavirus data?

Aberdeen High suspends extracurricular activities as precaution against coronavirus

All extracurricular activities at Aberdeen High School have been suspended until further notice after a student-athlete was exposed to the coronavirus.

Aberdeen School District is making plans for the upcoming school year

Aberdeen School District is planning on combining traditional learning with distance learning for the fall.

Former student body presidents sent letter to state lawmakers about state flag

The group of former student body presidents sent a letter to voice their opinions about Mississippi's current state flag.

One church in Oxford is the first to receive high speed internet

Calvary baptist church is North East MS Power's first customer to receive high speed broadband internet.

Oxford mayor requests clinics provide number of positive cases in temporary residents

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill said this number would be much higher if health officials counted temporary residents, such as students.

Houston School District will add extra safety measures for the new school year

Houston School District has started making safety plans for the upcoming semester.

Malco reopens Tupelo theater with protective measures to ensure safety

Malco Theatres reopened some locations Monday, including the location in Tupelo, following months of being closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 34622

Reported Deaths: 1215
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds282449
DeSoto186519
Madison141936
Jones118549
Harrison109615
Rankin106315
Neshoba103976
Forrest97243
Lauderdale95481
Scott80915
Jackson74418
Washington70010
Copiah64215
Leake62120
Lee60022
Oktibbeha58928
Holmes57941
Warren57720
Grenada5698
Wayne56018
Yazoo5486
Lowndes53613
Leflore52856
Lamar5227
Lincoln51935
Pike48820
Sunflower4708
Lafayette4644
Monroe43935
Panola4326
Covington4295
Bolivar39418
Simpson3843
Attala38324
Newton36710
Adams34719
Pontotoc3396
Tate33313
Marion32412
Claiborne30011
Winston29611
Chickasaw29319
Pearl River28132
Noxubee2778
Marshall2763
Jasper2716
Clay25611
Walthall2497
Union24611
Smith23712
Coahoma2196
Clarke21725
Lawrence2022
Yalobusha2028
Kemper18314
Tallahatchie1784
Carroll17411
Humphreys16110
Calhoun1605
Montgomery1513
Itawamba1458
Tippah14411
Hancock14113
Webster13411
Jefferson1223
Tunica1213
Jefferson Davis1184
Prentiss1173
George1123
Greene11210
Amite1083
Quitman971
Tishomingo971
Wilkinson969
Alcorn942
Perry794
Choctaw754
Stone732
Franklin542
Sharkey470
Benton440
Issaquena101
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 49892

Reported Deaths: 1077
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson6219167
Mobile4625138
Montgomery4397111
Tuscaloosa258652
Madison19839
Marshall190411
Shelby155724
Lee153537
Morgan12415
Baldwin117011
Walker105631
Elmore100721
Dallas9789
Franklin92816
Etowah91914
DeKalb8647
Russell6650
Chambers66427
Autauga66214
Butler64529
Tallapoosa62569
Unassigned61627
Limestone5963
Houston5616
Lauderdale5556
Cullman5546
St. Clair4842
Colbert4816
Lowndes48022
Escambia4688
Pike4675
Calhoun4565
Coffee4164
Covington40312
Jackson4022
Barbour3772
Bullock37610
Dale3721
Talladega3677
Hale34323
Marengo34211
Clarke3036
Wilcox2998
Chilton2952
Winston2925
Sumter28713
Blount2811
Marion26714
Pickens2626
Monroe2553
Randolph2489
Conecuh2278
Perry2242
Bibb2151
Macon2129
Choctaw20912
Greene1929
Henry1463
Washington1367
Crenshaw1263
Lawrence1210
Cherokee1157
Geneva950
Lamar871
Clay822
Fayette811
Coosa631
Cleburne421
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