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Meteorologist Gabrielle Deabler joined the WHNT News 19 Weather Team in August 2016. Her move to Huntsville comes after spending the previous year as the morning meteorologist for WWAY in Wilmington, NC where she first fell in love with the South.

Before embracing southern living she was Midwestern, born and raised in Missouri. That’s where her passion for the weather was born as well. Constantly in awe of Missouri’s wide range of weather extremes, she grew up waiting for storms every spring and hoping for snow every winter.

Her love for science and mathematics in school eventually lead her to the University of Missouri where she graduated a proud Tiger in May of 2015 with her Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences.
While attending Mizzou she also had the chance to work as the weekend meteorologist for KMIZ in Columbia, Mo. This job gave her immeasurable experience in severe weather coverage. In the two years she worked there she covered tornado outbreaks, flash flooding, blizzards, ice storms, and more.

Gabrielle is always keeping up with the world of weather and is a member of the American Meteorological Society.

Gabrielle is also an avid reader of all genres and encourages everyone to support their local library! Her other interests include hiking, yoga, and her cat Parker.


Recent Articles
  • Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak This Weekend

    The annual Orionid Meteor Shower is here! We start to see Orionid meteors during late October when Earth moves into the debris path of the Halley comet. The debris burning up in Earth’s atmosphere is what creates the meteor shower. The meteor shower peaks this Saturday morning, October 21st. Your best chance to see the shower will be before dawn Saturday morning, preferably away from any other light sources. The Orionid Meteor Shower isn’t the most active, but at the […]

  • October 18th is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day!

    Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day is October 18th, so let’s dive right in! Just like every other season fall comes with its own set of weather hazards to be aware of. Wildfires: Fall season is also wildfire season in the south. We’re unlikely to see as many intense fires as we did last fall, since we have thankfully pulled out of the 2016’s drought. That doesn’t mean we’re in the clear though. When fall rolls around strong cold fronts regularly bring […]

  • Ophelia hits Ireland and the UK Monday

    Ophelia hit Ireland Monday morning as a post-tropical storm. The storm still produced hurricane strength winds across the island though. The highest reported wind gust so far topped out at 118 mph at the Fastnet Lighthouse, which sits off the coast of southern Ireland. Wild Atlantic Way lives up to its name – car park and main road completely flooded by the sea. #Ophelia pic.twitter.com/ZOD89b6x8R — Galway Bay Weather (@galwaybaypics) October 16, 2017 This is the worst storm to hit […]

  • A Strong Cold Front Brings Rain Sunday, Then A Big Cool Down Monday

    Refresh this page for the latest radar image: Sunday starts off dry, but a cold front is racing towards the Tennessee Valley. That will bring scattered showers and storms Sunday afternoon and then a significant cool down by Monday. Cold Front Moves Through Sunday: Before the cold front gets to us, we’ll still have time to warm up. Temperatures will rise into the upper 70s to low 80s, making it feel warm and humid between any storms that pop up. Showers […]

  • Ophelia becomes the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season

    Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday afternoon. Ophelia is the tenth named storm in a row to become a hurricane, which ties a record. The last time a streak like this occurred was in 1893. #Ophelia is 10th consecutive Atlantic named storm to reach hurricane – tying the all-time record set in 1878 and equaled in 1886 & 1893. pic.twitter.com/tfXoPxbyGV — Philip Klotzbach (@philklotzbach) October 11, 2017 It’s important to note that weather records are based on what we’re able […]

  • Why wildfires are so common in California

    California is currently fighting through numerous wildfires. Mandatory evacuations are in effect as homes are being destroyed by the flames. The Governor of California has declared a State of Emergency in Napa, Sonoma, Yuba, Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada and Orange counties. This news story might sound familiar to you. We see similar stories every fall as California wildfires break out. The combination of California’s climatology and terrain make it a common victim of destructive forest fires. A uniquely extreme dry season is the […]

  • Tropical Storm Ophelia Develops in the Atlantic

    Tropical Storm Ophelia developed out in the Atlantic Monday morning. Ophelia could become a hurricane later this week, but its track will keep it far from land. The storm isn’t expected to be a threat to land at any point and will likely spend the duration of its ‘life’ over open water. The latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center is below: BULLETIN Tropical Storm Ophelia Advisory Number 2 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL172017 1100 AM AST Mon […]

  • Tropical Depression Nate moves through Alabama Sunday

    Rain spread over the Tennessee Valley early Sunday morning and will continue through the afternoon. All of the rain seen this morning is out ahead of the core of Tropical Depression Nate. Nate is set to move into the Tennessee Valley around noon, before exiting to the northeast around 6pm. The worst of the weather will come to areas on the EAST side of the storm (east of I-65). This is where we can expect winds gusting up to 35+ […]

  • Nate downgraded to a Tropical Depression as it approaches Northern Alabama

    Nate has weakened significantly this morning and is now a Tropical Depression with sustained winds of 35 mph. Nate will be moving through the the Tennessee Valley from 12PM-6PM Sunday. The National Weather Service in Huntsville has now issued a Wind Advisory for counties previously under a Tropical Storm Watch . This update now includes Cullman, Morgan, Marshall, and DeKalb Counties. These Counties were previously under a Tropical Storm Watch. Expected impacts:   Rain: The majority of Nate’s rainfall will be concentrated […]

  • Tropical Storm Watch issued for part of the Tennessee Valley

    The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Cullman County. The watch will be in effect until further notice as Hurricane Nate is expected to move through Alabama as a Tropical Storm Sunday. Nate became a hurricane late Friday night and is now moving into the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 1 hurricane. Since Nate will spend Saturday over warm waters, the storm could strengthen into a Category 2 hurricane […]

  • Meteorite a possible cause of New Hampshire wildfire

    A brush fire has burned through 25 acres in the White Mountains of New Hampshire this week. The cause of the fire is still being investigated, but some believe it could have been a meteorite. Late Monday night a man driving by the mountain reported that an object, a possible meteorite, hit the side of the mountain. Then at 6:20 Tuesday morning a fire was reported in the same area. The fire has been burning since. We here in the […]

  • Tropical Depression Sixteen develops Wednesday morning

    A tropical wave that we’ve been watching for the past several days has now developed into Tropical Depression Sixteen. The storm is currently off the coast of Nicaragua moving north. The system is expected to continue strengthening, likely becoming Tropical Storm Nate by Wednesday night. The National Hurricane Center’s current track takes the storm north, passing by (or over) the Yucatan Peninsula before heading for the Gulf Coast. There is a chance that this tropical depression could become a hurricane […]