Brad Travis

Brad Travis

Chief Meteorologist

Brad grew up on the Great Plains of south central Kansas along the Chisholm Trail in Tornado Alley.

Brad graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Atmospheric Science in May of 1995. In 2005, Brad was awarded the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Brad joined the weather department of WAFF in November of 1996.

Brad lives in Monrovia with his wife Brenda and their two boys, Ross and Drake. Brad also has two dogs, Sami and Cassidy.

Military Service and Awards Persian Gulf 1990-1991: National Defense Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal Army Achievement Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Army Service Ribbon Non-Commisioned Officer Training Ribbon, Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon Hobbies, Working on the Mustang,Woodworking, Fishing, Hunting and Gardening.

Recent Articles by Brad

  Persistent rainfall continues across north Alabama

  Tonight’s forecast; Flash Flood Watch for heavy rain potential

Flash Flood Watch for heavy rain potential Thursday

  Sally brings cooler temps across the Tennessee Valley

  Flooding threat increases this week due to Sally

Flooding threat increases this week due to Sally

Weekend rain looking more likely

Heat index in the 90s; Storms likely this weekend

  More hot and dry weather ahead

  Warm weather but cooler mornings in the forecast

  A cool morning with possible rain on the way

  Humid for the night, but relief is on the way for your holiday weekend

Humid for the afternoon, but relief is on the way for your holiday weekend

  Humidity continues throughout the Valley

  Rain and storm chances across north Alabama

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms this evening

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Severe weather threat Friday

  Heavy rain and wind, tornadoes on the way

  Rain continues into the evening

Rain will continue this evening

  More humidity and more chances for rain

  Chances of rain overnight and isolated thunderstorms

  Scattered showers slow down, temps begin to fall

Scattered rain off to our east

  Increasing chances for storms the rest of the week

  Scattered showers may cause temps to cool down

Clear & cool 60s tonight; Better rain chances late-week

Rain chances this weekend, cool down on the way

  More storms expected throughout the night

  Scattered rain expected overnight and into Friday