Abby Acone

Abby Acone

Abby Acone joined the KRDO NewsChannel 13 team in August 2014. During her time in southern Colorado, she's tracked severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and major snowstorms. She says the adrenaline rush and challenge of covering active weather excites her, adding she's grown as a forecaster immensely by following the complex weather patterns in the Rockies. Abby presents forecasts in both English for KRDO and Spanish for the Telemundo affiliate. Abby is getting her B.S. in Geosciences with a concentration in Broadcast & Operational Meteorology from Mississippi State University. She's also a member of the National Weather Association and is pursuing its Seal of Approval. 

Before coming to Colorado, Abby worked as a reporter and weather forecaster in Pasco, Washington for a few years. She received multiple awards for her reporting contributions. During her time as a forecaster, Abby learned the finer points of wind events, thunderstorms and winter weather in the Columbia Valley. 

Abby graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University with two degrees: Communication and Spanish. There, she reported and anchored for Cable 8 News, the student-run nightly newscast. Abby grew up in Bellevue, WA – home to her frequent Starbucks and hiking fix. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Rockies, cooking, reading and spending time with her husband and friends. Don't hesitate to send along any weather questions, photos or a hello!

Latest Stories

  • Another gorgeous day in Colorado - 12/12/17
    Abby Acone

    Another gorgeous day in Colorado - 12/12/17

    Today: We'll stick with mainly sunny skies across southern Colorado today. Temperatures will be a bit warmer compared to what we got yesterday as well. Enjoy the mild weather! Winds could be slightly breezy, but they're not expected to be problematic.  Tonight: Mostly clear skies are anticipated overnight. Lows dip down to the 20s and 30s with dry and quiet conditions.  Extended: A cold front sweeps through the state tomorrow. This will drop temperatures the next couple of days. Winds will...

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  • Strong winds and fire danger today - 12/08/17
    Abby Acone

    Strong winds and fire danger today - 12/08/17

    Today: This morning, we're battling some slick spots and light snow accumulations from overnight in Woodland Park and Monument. Be careful if you're commuting in those areas this morning! Any lingering showers along the Raton Mesa should clear by mid-morning. We'll have mostly sunny skies later today, and STRONG winds! In fact, we have a wind alert level two in effect. We could get gusts to 50 mph! This will be elevating fire danger. That's exactly why we have Red Flag Warnings in effect for...

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  • Cold day with light snow this afternoon - 12/07/17
    Abby Acone

    Cold day with light snow this afternoon - 12/07/17

    Today: It will be a FRIGID day across southern Colorado! Highs will only range in the 20s and 30s. This morning, we'll battle wind chill temperatures in the single digits and even subzero temperatures! Bundle up today - the cold is no joke! It will be breezy to gusty as well. Later this afternoon and evening, we have a slight chance for some light snow showers in northern El Paso and Teller Counties. Some snow is also possible over the Sangres and Raton Mesa area. Little to no accumulations...

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  • Frigid day with a few showers ahead - 12/06/17
    Abby Acone

    Frigid day with a few showers ahead - 12/06/17

    Today: It will be COLD once again! Highs will range in the 20s and 30s, and there could be wind chills in the teens and 20s. Slightly breezy conditions will make those temperatures feel cooler, so make sure to bundle up! There will be partly sunny skies today with primarily dry conditions. However, late tonight and into early tomorrow morning, there could be light snow along the Palmer Divide and the Raton Mesa areas.  Tonight: Any light showers that we see tonight and overnight will only...

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  • Tuesday morning forecast - 12/05/17
    Abby Acone

    Tuesday morning forecast - 12/05/17

    Today: We're tracking bone cold temperatures this morning! It will be chilly today with colder temperatures compared to what we got yesterday. Highs will only reach the 30s and 40s, so you'll definitely want the warm coat and gloves today. Thankfully, there should be tons of sunshine and light winds. While it will be crisp, it will be a beautiful fall day. Tonight: Temperatures plummet once again as the skies darken. Temperatures early tomorrow will be tumbling to the single digits (in the...

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