Kelly Dobeck

Kelly Dobeck


Cleveland, Ohio

Kelly Dobeck is from Strongsville, Ohio and is excited to be back home forecasting lake effect snow. She knew she wanted to be a meteorologist when she was just a young girl.

Her favorite memories include setting up a weather station on her playground with her dad and watching storms roll in off Lake Erie.

Before making it back to Northeast Ohio, Kelly was tracking tornadoes at KARK/KLRT in Little Rock Arkansas.

She also got a taste of forecasting for the Masters tournament at WRDW/WAGT in Augusta, Georgia.

After spending some time in the south, she's looking forward to being back in her home state, cheering on the Browns, Cavs, and Indians, and eating at some of her favorite local places.

Kelly's forecasting background has taken her many places. From forecasting Orographic Lifting snow in the Carolina Mountains, working for NASA, and ice storm forecasting in the south. She has her degree in atmospheric science and meteorology from The University of North Carolina Asheville.

She also has her amateur radio license. Kelly is thrilled to get back to the forecasting challenges of Lake Erie.

Recent Articles by Kelly

  Northeast Ohio weather: Flurries tonight, near 60 by Monday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Chilly weekend before big warm up next week

  Northeast Ohio weather: Taste of spring Sunday followed by another cold blast

  Northeast Ohio weather: Disruptive weather arrives for Monday

  Why is Cleveland’s Terminal Tower red tonight?

  19 First Alert Weather Days: Significant snow expected Monday and Tuesday

  Lake Erie should be frozen enough soon to stop lake effect snow

  Northeast Ohio weather: Chilly pattern continues with a few snow chances

  Northeast Ohio weather: Rain, snow, and wind arrive Thursday night

  19 First Alert Weather Days: Snow moves in tonight; continues through Sunday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Snow moves in Sunday, quiet and cold in the meantime

  Northeast Ohio weather: Few snow showers Sunday, Disruptive Weather Monday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Scattered snow showers continue Sunday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Some snow and patchy fog around Friday night

  Northeast Ohio weather: Some more sunshine on Sunday

  19 First Alert Weather Day: Lake effect snow continues tonight

  19 First Alert Weather Day: Winter Storm Warning expanded this afternoon

Building clouds cause spectacular sunrise Wednesday morning throughout Northeast Ohio (photos)

  Cleveland native rescues ice skating dog from kill shelter (video)

  Northeast Ohio weather: Temperatures fall Sunday

See a colorful sky over Lake Erie? No, it’s not the Northern Lights

  Northeast Ohio weather: Warmer temperatures continue Friday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Thursday morning cloudiness and fog give way to afternoon sunshine

  Northeast Ohio weather: Slow warming trend by Wednesday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Light snow showers tonight and Sunday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Dry Sunday before Winter Storm arrives late Monday

  Northeast Ohio weather: Rain moves in overnight

19 First Alert Weather Day: Wind Advisory Sunday for wind gusts up to 55 mph

  Northeast Ohio weather: Breezy and cooler end to the work week

  Northeast Ohio weather: Cooler temps and dry heading into Thursday