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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.

Recent Articles
  • Scattered storms to sweep through St. Louis Monday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The warm weather from the weekend rolls on into Monday as the wait is on for a cool front. Ahead of this system, southerly winds remain breezy, clouds increase, and spots storms roll in for the morning. Most are dry until the afternoon and evening when scattered thunderstorms develop through the bi-state, especially around Metro St. Louis into southern Illinois. Scattered strong storms are lifting northeast through the western viewing area. These storms will affect […]

  • Cardinals Opening Day forecast

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Happy Opening Day! It will be cloudy most of today with a few small breaks of sunshine, but those will be few and far between. There is a weak weather system spreading non-severe showers and storms across much of western Missouri Sunday morning. This activity will weaken and fade as it lifts northeast after 9am, leaving only a few quick showers from mid to late morning for areas northwest of St. Louis. At this point, it looks […]

  • Mississippi river divides area Catholics eating meat on St. Patrick’s Day

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Today marks the 3rd Fish Fry Friday of the season with 3 more to go. Unique this year is the fact that St. Patrick’s Day coincides with Friday during lent, a day when Catholics are suppose to abstain from eating meat. The last time that happened was in 2006. So are corned beef and cabbage completely off the menu this holiday? It all depends on which side of the river you live on. Catholics east […]

  • Walter Knoll Florist decks out for St. Patrick’s Day

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – With St. Patrick’s Day approaching this week, many will enjoy celebrations with friends and family.  Master Designer of Walter Knoll Florist Scott Hepper has some helpful tips for sprucing up your dinner table with visions of green. If you’d like assistance decorating, you can bring a vase in to Walter Knoll Florist for them to fill.  Or you can make your own arrangements with their flowers.  Orders may also be placed.  Their staff is ready to take care […]

  • St. Louis Science Center experiments to demonstrate “extreme weather”

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis is no stranger to wild forms of weather!  So far this March, we’ve seen multiple seasons make an appearance. Josh Linn, Senior Educator at the St. Louis Science Center, joins FOX 2 to demonstrate a science experiment of “extreme weather.”  Linn creates his own storm of sorts with ingredients like liquid nitrogen and boiling hot water to show how Mother Nature can work.  Catch Extreme Weather in the OMNIMAX theater at the Science Center.

  • St. Louis forecast has spring-like weather turning to winter this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Get ready for fast changes in the weather! Springtime Thursday with highs in the 70’s. Look for some rain tonight, then colder air filters in Friday. Snow is still on track for Saturday. There is a freeze warning for St. Louis County from 6pm Friday until 1pm Sunday. The sunshine should give way to increasing clouds this afternoon. A fast round of showers and thunder showers should move in this evening. Any severe weather will […]

  • Pet Parade in Soulard this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The nice weather has many looking ahead to being outdoors this weekend. That includes this weekend’s Pet Parade in Soulard. FOX 2’s Anne Elise Parks is one of the grand marshals of the event. The 24th annual Beggin` Pet Parade is Sunday, February 19th in Soulard. Sunday, February 19th Registration: 10:00 a.m. at 12th and Allen Parade: 1:00 p.m. at 12th and Allen More information.

  • Arthur Shivers: Toning your legs before the summer season

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- While we may still be very well in the winter season, warm months aren’t far away and neither is swimsuit season. Fitness expert Arthur Shivers joins FOX 2 to kick off his Summer Bodies Series.  Shivers shares numerous exercises to tone and strengthen your legs before summer arrives.  And the best part?  You can do them from home! For more information on training with Arthur Shivers, visit www.generation3fitness.com or call (314) 643-6331.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]