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.

Recent Articles
  • Amazing Chicago man bikes 20 miles to and from work each day

    CHICAGO — A man from Wicker Park bikes to work like many Chicago residents do, but his commute is a bit longer than most. The trek to his job in Glenview is 20 miles, each way. For the past 5 years he has made the daily commute on his bike. Not even the Chicago weather can stop him. Rain, snow, and ice are no problem. He said he’s had his job too long to leave and he loves his neighborhood too […]

  • Enjoying a warm, sunny Monday with some weather trivia

  • NASA 2014 Climate report: What it means for the weather

    GREENBELT, Md — NASA is used to gaining worldwide attention from its accomplishments in space.  But so far this year, it’s NASA’s 2014 climate report that`s been getting the headlines. The NASA report states that last year was Earth’s warmest on record in 135 years.  During this period, the average surface temperature has warmed about 1.4° Fahrenheit  There’s no mention of the climate prior to 1880. The researchers chose to avoid theoretical data and focus on actual measured temperatures. “That […]

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    What Chicago looked like in 1936, the year we had record-breaking cold on Feb. 19

    CHICAGO — Temperatures have dropped and the records are beginning to fall. O’Hare Airport showed a  temperature of  -8 degrees Thursday morning that breaks the 79 year-old record of -7 degrees. Last time it was this cold, on this date, Chicago looked like this! Notice Soldier Field? The Field Museum? Adler Planetarium? Not much has changed.  During the 1936 the country (with FDR as President) was in still in the midst of The Great Depressions. Dealing with the cold must’ve been impossible. There’s more.  […]

  • Sneak peak at Shedd Aquarium exhibit on amphibians coming this May

    WGN’s Demetrius Ivory took a trip to Shedd Aquarium to get a preview of the new exhibit on amphibians. The exhibit is scheduled to open this May.

  • How the movie ‘Groundhog Day’ changed Woodstock, Ill.

  • Weatherman Demetrius Ivory an undercover wrestler?

  • Chicagoans out and about despite freezing temps this Christmas Eve

    Winter Storm Watch cancelled, but 1-3″ of snow still possible

    The Winter Storm Watch has been canceled, but 1-3″ of snow is still possible. A Christmas Eve storm is expected to bring wind, rain, and snow. As temperatures fall during the day, rain will change to wet snow. Much of the snow will melt as it hits the warmer ground but before midnight, expect up 1-3”. Winds will strengthen throughout the day. Gusts of 30 mph are likely. GO TO CHICAGO WEATHER CENTER FOR LATEST UPDATES

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    Tips to help Demetrius survive the Chicago Marathon

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    Blind grandpa running 11,000 miles for granddaughter with cystic fibrosis

    A blind man from DeKalb will run in the Chicago Marathon this weekend, as part of a mission to run 11,000 miles for his granddaughter, Kylie, as she fights cystic fibrosis. David Kuhn sits with his Cystic Fibrosis Superhero Chicago Marathon teammate, WGN Meteorologist Demetrius Ivory. He started running last May in Seattle. He expects the challenge will take him two years to complete. The 62-year-old estimates that he’s about 1,000 miles into the journey that will eventually take him […]


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