Kris Boone joined the KLST weather team in May of 2020.
Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Kris developed his passion for weather at an early age by watching the storms that would roll across North Texas.
Kris started his career in weather as a meteorologist with the US Navy. During his time in the military he produced and supervised the production of tens of thousands of weather, aviation, and oceanography products. In addition, Kris worked with US Air Force, NOAA, and NASA weather personnel on military operations and missions across the globe.
He graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor’s in Geoscience and an emphasis in Broadcast Meteorology. While at Mississippi State, he served as the club treasurer for the Student Veteran’s Association and vice president of the East Mississippi Local Chapter of American Meteorological Society / National Weather Association. Kris also spent two summers during college interning at WBZ in Boston, MA and WNBC in New York City, NY.
During his down time, Kris enjoys traveling, video games, stand-up comedy, and football.
To contact Kris, feel free to reach out or follow on social media Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram: @KrisBooneWX
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