Demetrius Ivory

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.

Recent Articles
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    7-day forecast: Heavy downpours Friday; temps fall next week

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  • Demetrius and Erin learn how to enjoy eating healthy

    Demetrius and Erin invited a food expert into their home to show them simple ways to eat healthy and enjoy it.  

  • NASA explains extreme weather in 2015

    We’ve seen one extreme to another this summer. From drought and wildfires to heavy rain and flash floods. It leaves many questioning, why this all happens? NASA has some new images showing what’s going on. Dr. Doug Morton, a climate scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, joined WGN Morning News.    

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    7-day forecast: Still warm; less humidity until weekend

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  • College student shoots stunning time-lapse of Chicago thunderstorms

    CHICAGO — Southern Illinois University student Justin Kenealy has been filming time-lapse videos of the recent thunderstorms in the Chicago area. WGN’s Demetrius Ivory talked with Kenealy about how he filmed the time-lapse and shared some of his videos. Here are full videos courtesy of Kenealy:

  • Heat index could reach 105 to 110 degrees Saturday

    Today will be hot. A Heat Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Here is the forecast from the WGN Chicago Weather Center: The Heat Index will be 105 to 110 degrees during the afternoon. A warm and muggy start with early morning temps 75 to 80-degree range. Cumulus clouds form mid-morning. Temps warm through the 80s. Reaching 90 by midday. SW winds as clouds build in the afternoon with a few thunderstorm […]

  • Demetrius breaks down Pluto photos from New Horizons

    Demetrius Ivory breaks down the high definition photos sent from New Horizons back to Earth of Pluto. He talks about what the images tell us about Pluto and what will happen next as more information is beamed back.

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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 […]

  • Stormy seven days ahead

    Updates at Chicago Weather Center


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