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Meteorologist Anne Elise comes to the Fox 2 News and Weather Team from Terre Haute, Indiana where she served as Morning/Midday Meteorologist for WTWO/WAWV News. She got a good taste of Midwest weather during her time in the Hoosier state with weather extremes that ranged from tornado outbreaks to record cold and snowy winters.

Anne Elise Parks is a native of New Albany, Mississippi. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Mississippi State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience, with a major emphasis in Broadcast Meteorology and a minor in Communication. She was also chosen to be on the Great Plains Storm Chase team.

When she’s not busy in the weather center, Anne Elise enjoys interviewing and reporting opportunities. Her resume boasts interviews with Faith Hill, Taylor Swift, Robin Roberts, and Seth Meyers. She reported live from the CMA Awards red carpet in 2013, and it instantly became a career highlight.

In her free time, Anne Elise enjoys serving in community groups like the Boys & Girls Club and the Humane Society. She especially enjoys visiting school groups and teaching children about the importance of severe weather preparedness.

A lifelong Cardinals fan and softball player, Anne Elise is thrilled to be in the St. Louis area where she can cheer on her favorite baseball team from the grandstands at Busch Stadium. She looks forward to serving with such a knowledgeable weather team and is excited to join this community so rich in tradition and history.

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    IDOT prepping roads ahead of Ice Storm

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)-IDOT crews are out getting ready for the ice. Workers sprayed a brine mix on the roads and bridges in St. Clair County and across the metro east. IDOT has asked drivers to give crews lots of room to work.

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    Authorities urge drivers to stay off roads during St. Louis ice storm

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Both the Missouri Highway Patrol and the Illinois State Police are urging to stay off the road if possible when the storm moves in. MoDOT Workers are getting trucks ready to go out and pre-treat roads ahead of the storm. They say crews are trying to pre-treat most if not all of Missouri’s roadways. They are using a brine with salt and beet juice. MoDOT will keep some crews overnight and then will have full […]

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    New year, new home for Greater St. Louis Book Fair

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Annual Greater St. Louis Book Fair has been a favorite spring destination for book lovers nationwide since 1950.  Volunteers work year-round gathering over a million new, gently used, and rare items from individuals, estates, businesses and other organizations.  And in this new year, organizers are happy to announce a new location for this tradition. “We are excited about the new location for the 2017 Book Fair,” said Marilyn Brown, Director of the Greater St. […]

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    Missouri and Illinois issue travel advisories ahead of ice storm

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – State law enforcement agencies and transportation departments in Missouri and Illinois have issued winter weather travel advisories ahead of the expected ice storm. An approaching frontal system drops through St. Louis on Thursday. Fox 2 meteorologists are expecting scattered rain showers and plummeting temperatures. With colder, below freezing temps returning Thursday night, the concern quickly becomes significant ice accumulation due to freezing rain. This storm system has a nice amount of moisture to work with, as […]

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    Danielle Style: A glamorous makeup application for New Year’s Eve

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Wanting to spice up your every day makeup and ring in the new year with an extra glamorous look?  Annie Heyward with Danielle Style and model Josie join FOX 2 to show us the best makeup techniques for getting an extra special look on this New Year’s Eve.  Annie reminds us that glitter/shimmery makeup palettes are very much “in” for New Year’s.  And a rich, matte lip is the perfect final touch. For more information […]

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    Local boutique sells latest fashion trends, empowers young women

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – With the holiday season upon us, you may scurrying around local shops trying to check items off your lists.  Don’t miss checking out a new boutique at West County Center called Mirabella! Mirabella, which means to “look beautiful” in Italian, opened its doors in October in the upper level of West County Center.  Three friends Emma Holder, Beth Goldkamp, and Alyssa Harrell teamed up to bring their once online-only boutique to life.  Known for ladies’ […]

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    Local author releases book “The Splendor of You”

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Nationally acclaimed motivational speaker, radio host, life activist, and author Deby Sansone Schlapprizzi sat down with FOX 2 this morning to discuss her new book The Splendor of You.  In this book, the St. Louis native encourages readers to see that they are “a gift to the world, and called to let that gift- God-given splendor- shine.”  The book focuses on 33 reflections that are aimed to help readers unveil their splendor and lead a journey […]

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    Indiana man to stand trial in Illinois infant’s 1972 death

    BELLEVILLE, IL (AP) – The Illinois Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of an Indiana man facing murder charges in the death of an infant more than 40 years ago. That means 65-year-old Gary Warwick of Portage, Indiana, is now scheduled to appear in St. Clair County court on Dec. 20 in the 1972 death of Joseph Abernathy III. The 1-year-old Abernathy was found dead in a Belleville park. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, Warwick lived with the […]

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    How one Missouri farm gets turkeys from farm-to-table

    CALIFORNIA, MO (KTVI) – With Thanksgiving just a week away, it’s crunch time to buy the bird! A farm in central Missouri is busy getting the turkeys from the farm to your table. Matt Tiefenbrun, a Webster Groves High School grad, and his wife Eleanor started Buttonwood Farm in 2010. Six years later, they have a booming farm of eggs, chickens, and turkeys- 2,200 turkeys this year in what he describes as the best flock yet. Buttonwood Farm prides itself on free-range, […]

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    Relive your childhood with Missouri History Museum’s toy exhibit

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – There’s just something about that favorite childhood toy that brings back a flood of special memories.  It’s nostalgia at its finest! The Missouri History Museum will soon take visitors down memory lane with it’s next exhibit, an exhibit that showcases some of the most popular toys from numerous past decades. Missouri History Museum Director of Exhibitions and Research Jody Sowell talks about their upcoming exhibit, Toys of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.  The exhibit opens on […]

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    What’s your escape plan in case of an emergency?

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – There is no better way to kick off Fire Prevention Week than becoming familiar with an escape plan for your household. Director of Safety House Kelly Cobb emphasizes how important it is to practice an escape plan and know how to get out of your house in case of a fire emergency.  Every 10 years, smoke alarms need to be replaced, and every year batteries in smoke alarms need to be changed twice.  Experts encourage families […]

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    Arthur Shivers tries Buti Yoga, invites others to try at STL Obesity Walk

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – STL Fight Obesity Walk is just around the corner, and this year, attendees can try Buti Yoga!  So what is Buti Yoga?  This calorie-scorching workout fuses power yoga with cardio-intensive tribal dance plus body sculpting primal movement. Created by Celebrity Trainer Bizzie Gold, Buti Yoga utilizes the Spiral Structure Technique to sculpt and tone the deep abdominal muscles that stabilize and strengthen the body. Watch as fitness and health guru Arthur Shivers gives Buti Yoga a […]