Jessica Faith

Jessica Faith

WAFF 48 Meteorologist

Jessica Faith is a meteorologist for the WAFF 48 First Alert Weather Team. Her forecast can be seen on the weekend morning edition of WAFF 48 News and on waff.com.

Jessica’s passion for weather blossomed while growing up in Clanton, Alabama where she was fascinated by severe weather.

While attending Alabama A&M University, Jessica interned with WAFF 48 News. She also interned at WSFA 12 News in Montgomery, AL while a student at Mississippi State University. At MSU, she was a student forecaster for Campus Connect and Take 30 News. In 2016, Jessica received the end of the year award for “Best Meteorologist” from Take 30 News.

In December 2016, Jessica began working at KLTV 7 News in Tyler, TX. While in Tyler, she had her had in forecasting winter weather, heat waves, severe weather, and tropical systems, including Hurricane Harvey in 2017. In Summer 2018, Jessica was invited to help forecast at KOLD News in Tucson, Arizona (sister station) for two weeks. She recalls air temperatures reaching over 100 degrees for consecutive days.

Jessica believes it is her job to keep people safe from weather threats. Through various pageant titles, Jessica shared her message of “Severe Weather Preparedness,” which was her official platform, to many schools, churches, and community organizations.

Jessica loves being involved in the community and reaching people any way she can. When she is not on air, she enjoys cooking plant-based meals, watching scary movies, and playing tennis.


Recent Articles by Jessica

Nice Sunday forecast, cold week after Monday’s cold front

Cold morning, cool day

Sunshine today, wet tomorrow, then colder to end the workweek

Freeze Warning until 9 AM, cool weekend ahead

Cool days, cold nights for the weekend

  Dry today, more rain this week

Flash Flood Watch until 10 AM, showers and storms this afternoon

Last day for dry weather before widespread showers Friday and Saturday

Nice and seasonal today, widespread showers this weekend

Strong storms expected Monday

Showers today, showers and storms to begin the new workweek

Nice end to the workweek before rain returns tomorrow

  Cooler temperatures again today

Cool start to the day, below average afternoon

  Cooler weekend ahead

Cooler this weekend

Heatwave wrapping up, rain chances and cooler temperatures

Another hot day, but rain and cooler temperatures on the way

Hot and humid, heat index values near 100°

Record heat possible again this weekend

Dry forecast continues, heat not backing down

Hot first week of Fall

Sunny, low humidity, and warm

More heat for the week

Summertime pattern continues today

Humidity is back, high heat continues

FIRST ALERT MONDAY AND TUESDAY: Near triple digit heat

Hot week ahead

  Sunny start to the weekend, heat ramping back up next week

Heat cranking up