Joe Winters

Chief Meteorologist

Joe Winters is in his 30th year of forecasting the weather for Eastern Iowa at KCRG TV-9 in Cedar Rapids. He has been the Chief Meteorologist of the First Alert Storm Team since 2006. He anchors weekday weathercasts on the TV-9 Evening News at 5, 6, and 10 pm. Additionally, he prepares weather reports for newspapers, radio stations, webcasts, and a host of digital products.

Mr. Winters grew up in the small town of Princeton, Wisconsin, graduating from Princeton High School before attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison and receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in 1987.

Joe, and his wife, Terrie, met during his college years in Madison when they both ended up on the same mixed bowling league team. They have been married for twenty-four years and have two children. Both children have been involved in show choir.

Joe values his time at home with his family and also finds time to volunteer in the community and his church. He loves Farrell’s kickboxing, cooking, riding RAGBRAI, and watching football.

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