Katie Donovan

Katie Donovan

Katie joined the KRDO StormTracker 13 team in November 2017 and is very excited to be living in forecasting in her favorite State, Colorado! She has always loved the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the challenges they bring to predicting the weather. 

Katie was born in Cincinnati, Ohio where she began her career as a News Content Specialist and Weather Assistant at FOX19. From there, she moved to Zanesville, Ohio to work at WHIZ-TV as a weather forecaster and general assignment reporter. Most recently, Katie worked at KWQC-TV6 in Davenport, Iowa as a meteorologist and weather reporter where she had lots of experience forecasting severe weather and Midwest snow events. Katie has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and New Media Studies from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. She also holds a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University. 

In her free time, Katie enjoys fishing, horseback riding and landscape painting (especially mountains)! She has a dog named Zane and enjoys going on weekly hikes with him all around the Pikes Peak Region. If you have a weather or outdoor adventure story idea, please send it her way! 

Latest Stories

  • Wind alert level 1 tomorrow - 4/25/18
    Katie Donovan

    Wind alert level 1 tomorrow - 4/25/18

    TONIGHT: Skies will be mostly clear around Southern Colorado tonight with lows dropping into the 30s and 40s.

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  • Weather Alert Day - 4/24/18
    Katie Donovan

    Weather Alert Day - 4/24/18

    TODAY: Its a weather alert day here in Southern Colorado! Another round of spring snow will be pushing through the area with a cold front. Highs will only warm into the 30s and 40s, but wind will make it feeling much worse than that. I think snow picks up through the afternoon and into the evening. It could come down at moderate to heavy rates. Watch out for spots of reduced visibility. Bridges and overpasses could also become slick. Light accumulations will be contained to Teller County....

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  • A few storms today, snow tomorrow - 4/23/18
    Katie Donovan

    A few storms today, snow tomorrow - 4/23/18

    TODAY: We will see a mix of clouds and sun today with more mild temperatures in the 60s and 70s. You'll feel 50s up in the mountain cities. A disturbance will be pushing through which will trigger a few afternoon showers and storms, especially in the mountains. Postpone any afternoon hiking plans as lightning could be a threat!

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  • A few showers for Monday - 4/22/18
    Katie Donovan

    A few showers for Monday - 4/22/18

    TONIGHT: Skies will be partly cloudy and overnight lows cool to the 30s and 40s. A few of clouds clouds could produce a sprinkle or two, but most places stay dry.

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  • Showers ending, fog and low clouds tonight - 4/21/18
    Katie Donovan

    Showers ending, fog and low clouds tonight - 4/21/18

    TONIGHT: Any kind of showers that we are seeing around the area will taper off through midnight. As we head through the overnight. We have a lot of moisture at the surface so we will likely see areas of low clouds and fog develop. Overnight lows will be in the 30s and 40s. Some places in the mountains will dip into the 20s.

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