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

Sunshine today, active workweek ahead

Trending dry this weekend, soggy next week

Sunshine today, then unsettled weather during the workweek

Showers and fog this morning, drier the rest of the weekend

  Cloudy end to the week

Frost and fog this morning, rain chances today

Dry today, a few showers Sunday

Cold today and for the week ahead

Wet today, dry and cold tomorrow

  Dry today with cold front on the way for the weekend

Patchy fog this morning, rain returns this week

Dry and above average temperatures today, rain then cooler through the week

Severe weather threat has ended; rain lingers

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Today’s severe storm impacts and timeline

Knowing the difference between a watch and a warning

Freezing morning, sunshine abundant today

Rain ending, cooler and drier today

Soggy scenario continues today

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Flood threat continues into Friday

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Flood threat continues into Friday

  FIRST ALERT: Flood watch in effect Thursday and Friday

FIRST ALERT: Flood watch in effect Thursday and Friday

  Rain ending overnight; cooler and drier air moving in

Rain ending overnight; cooler and drier air moving in

Widespread rain and strong to severe storms possible Sunday

  First Alert for storm, flood threat Sunday

First Alert for storm, flood threat Sunday

  Widespread rain chances this weekend

Widespread rain chances this weekend

Widespread rain this weekend