Demetrius Ivory
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Demetrius Ivory joined the WGN-TV Weather Center team as a meteorologist in 2013 and is the WGN Morning News weather anchor on weekdays from 4 to 6 a.m.

Before joining WGN-TV, Ivory was a meteorologist and weather reporter for Channel 4 Action News This Morning at WTAE in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to WTAE, Ivory was a meteorologist for WYTV in Youngstown, OH and the chief meteorologist for Lima, Ohio’s WOHL. Ivory graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Atmospheric Sciences and a minor in Computer Science.

Demetrius Ivory was involved in many charitable organizations around Western Pennsylvania, and has been named Best Weatherperson by Pittsburgh Magazine consecutively since 2008.

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    Demetrius Ivory breaks down the six different tornado levels

    COAL CITY, Ill. — The National Weather Service will examine the damage from the tornadoes in Coal City in the hopes of measuring their strengths. There are six different levels, and some communities in Illinois have been through some of them before. An EF0 hit Summit in May 2015. It had winds of 65 to 85 miles-per-hour. An EF1 struck Plainfield in June 2014. An EF2 hit Coal City in November 2014. That had winds of 111 to 135 miles-per-hour. […]

  • NWS confirm tornado in Coal City, 8 other reports investigated

    COAL CITY, Ill. –There were 13 tornadoes reported across the United States Monday night. Governor Rauner has now opened the State Emergency Operations Center in Springfield to help coordinate the response to the tornado outbreak in Illinois. The National Weather Service will be looking in these areas today to confirm as many as eight tornado touchdowns in several areas west and south of Chicago. The first one touched down in Harmon in Lee County, and another hit Sublette. The storm […]

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    WGN Morning News takes over CTA Brown Line train

    WGN Morning News hosted a ‘Breakfast Bash’ Wednesday on the CTA Brown Line. Marcus Leshock and Demetrius Ivory went from the Kimball station into the Loop. They talked with viewers, the hosts of Chicago’s Best, Smarty Pants, a contortionist and the A capella group ‘The Remedy’ preformed on the train. Watch highlights of the ‘Breakfast Bash’ below: It's a beautiful morning in #chicago. A photo posted by WGN News (@wgnnews) on May 20, 2015 at 3:17am PDT .@DMeteorologist talking to Ron, […]

  • NASA astronauts on board the ISS talk to WGN from space

    The International Space Station is hovering above us – thousands of miles away from Earth. Two astronauts on board, Terry Virts and Scott Kelly, joined WGN Morning News LIVE to talk about life on board ISS. Watch the full interview in the video player above

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    Hey Demetrius! What inspired you to be a meteorologist?

  • Watch Demetrius Ivory throw first pitch at White Sox game

    Demetrius Ivory, you did it!  

  • A sneak preview of the James Webb telescope

    GREENBELT, Maryland — As the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years in space, NASA is using the lesson learned from that mission to help ensure its next one. The James Webb Space Telescope has a price tag of nearly $9 billion dollars. It’s being assembled in the same room scientist built the Hubble Telescope 25 years ago. The “Clean Room” at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland is over million cubic feet of space and the air inside the room […]

  • Hey Demetrius! Weatherman explains the word ‘fleek’ to rest of Morning News team

    WGN Weatherman Demetrius Ivory takes it upon himself to explain to the rest of the Morning News team what exactly the term ‘fleek’ means. Watch the video in the player above Do YOU have a question for Demetrius? Fill out the form below and he may answer your question on air:

  • Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

    GREENBELT, Maryland — The Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this year. NASA’s groundbreaking telescope captured many astonishing images and is responsible for many scientific discoveries. Hubble took nearly five decades from conception to launch. Hubble was assembled inside the Goddard Space Flight Institute’s “Clean Room,” the only place on the planet with a room big enough to fit its massive size. Many scientific discoveries have been made by Hubble, like images of a blackhole, which proved they were real, not […]


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