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Rachel graduated from Quinnipiac University with a degree in broadcast journalism. After graduation she worked for various talk TV programs including the Bethenny Show and the Dr. Oz Show as a production assistant in New York City. Rachel has been in Chicago for the past three years and worked at WFLD – the Fox affiliate there. She was a sales assistant as well as interned for the morning news program – Good Day Chicago with the morning meteorologist. Rachel is studied at Mississippi State University where she received a certification in meteorology. Rachel is originally from the Nutmeg State and is very excited to return home. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, going on walks with her dog. She also enjoy traveling, reading, going to the movies and creating music playlists for every occasion.


Recent Articles
  • Not an Easter washout, rain returns Monday

    Tonight will feature drier conditions and some gradual clearing. Temperatures will fall to upper 40s for much of the state. Areas of fog could start to develop by the shoreline overnight tonight. Monday is the opposite of Sunday. We’ll start out dry and then the rain moves in. More abundant rain will come in Monday evening with the close approach of an upper-level low. Tuesday we will get a break from the action, and we should remain dry most of […]

  • CTBucketlist: Getting ready for the blooms in Elizabeth Park

    WEST HARTFORD – Elizabeth Park was busy today as people enjoyed the 60 degree weather before the clouds move in tomorrow and heavy rain expected Friday into Saturday. The CT Rose Society and volunteers were out pruning the roses at Elizabeth Park in West Hartford. Preparing them for June when bushes should be full and blooms a plenty.

  • Warm today, but more rain is coming

    Tonight we’ll see areas of fog possible especially for towns by the shoreline.  We’ll start Sunday with some sunshine, but clouds will quickly file in. So consider the sun a treat to start tomorrow. The chance for isolated shower heading through the afternoon is not out of the question but most of us will be dry. The heaviest rain should hold off until tomorrow late in the evening when another disturbance is expected to move in.  A few rumbles of […]

  • Experts say run ins with moose or bears can be dangerous

    Moose and …bear? Moose sightings have increased in Connecticut. On Monday one of the beasts was spotted in Suffield which lead DEEP to remind drivers to take precaution and be alert when driving in moose prone areas. A run in with a moose is more dangerous than one with a deer due to their size and stature. But you are more likely to spot a bear than a moose. Last year alone there were 9,000 reported bear sightings across Connecticut. […]

  • Cermony held for CT Trooper who assisted in the capture of suspect in brutal stabbing of NY teen

    Trooper First Class Jason Cassavecchia was honored today at the state police headquarters for his work with his cruiser’s license plate reader which ultimately lead to the discovery of a wanted person in connection with a homicide in New York City. In the summer of 2018 Trooper First Class Jason Cassavecchia was on patrol when his license plate reader, also known as the LPR, got a hit for a stolen vehicle. Turns out inside the stolen vehicle was the wanted […]

  • Metro North adjusting schedule due to construction

    NEW HAVEN —  Metro North announced changes to the New Haven line to accommodate construction plans. This will begin Sunday April 14th and is expected to last to June 29th. The construction being done on the tracks is designed to improve reliability of the railroad and to get the tracks ready for a higher speed service in the coming years. Departing schedules have been adjusted, most schedules will increase anywhere time spent on the train from one to ten minutes. […]

  • Exceptionally warm Sunday, rain Monday

    Wow! Today was definitely in the top 5 weather days for this year. Mid to upper 60s across much of the state. The clouds are starting to thicken up this evening and especially overnight tonight. Any evening plans no need to reach for the umbrella. However, by 2-3 AM our next rainmaker will make it’s arrival. It’ll be a rainy commute with those windshield wipers going a little faster from time to time. By the afternoon we dry things out. […]

  • Beautiful week ahead, 2 chances for rain

    Not a bad start to the weekend. Highs today were in the middle to low 60s. Tonight will be mild with lows in the 40s so area wide to start tomorrow will be great. Temperatures will soar to the middle 60s for much of the state. Shoreline will be a bit cooler because of a sea breeze lower 60s there. In the evening we’ll increase the cloud coverage and rain will start to develop. The timing is pretty ideal in […]

  • South Windsor residents outraged after beavers are killed

    SOUTH WINDSOR —  Residents of South Windsor who were in attendance during a town hall meeting on Monday night, were shocked to find out that three beavers living in Nevers Park were trapped and killed. Locals were under the impression the traps had been removed until all efforts had been made to find other solutions to this particular beaver problem. Since then there have been a growing number of Facebook posts sharing how displeased they were to find out it […]

  • Sunflower frenzy coming to North Branford

    NORTH BRANFORD —  North Branford is planning on growing their sunflower population in a big way. A new project developed last year called Destination North Branford, The Sunflower Project. It’s a volunteer driven project in hopes to create a destination for the town as well as promote economic development. Town leaders also hope this will not only beautify the town but attract people to the area. Businesses and residents of the town can get involved by picking up a packet […]

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