His coverage of weather over the past 30 years has earned Tim Heller several awards including four Emmy Awards, one for his coverage of Hurricane Ike in 2008. Tim has also received multiple Best Weathercast awards from the Houston Press Club, the Dallas Press Club and the Texas Associated Press.
Before moving to Houston, Tim led the weather department at KDFW-TV in Dallas. He also worked at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, KRCG-TV in Jefferson City, Missouri, KDUB-TV in Dubuque, Iowa and WIFR-TV in Rockford, Illinois.
He is a graduate of the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University, and he has a BA in Communications from Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa.
Tim is originally from Prairieburg, Iowa. He and his wife have three children.
Hurricanes and tropical storms bring more than wind and rain. There are many different types of weather that could affect your family's safety.
The most important thing you should do to prepare for a hurricane is to gather three days worth of food and water for every member of your family
A Freezing Rain Advisory has been issued for our northern counties
Runners in the Chevron Houston Marathon can expect cool temps to start on Sunday.
The return of the sun Thursday afternoon produced some unusual natural creations in the upper atmosphere. Called "atmospheric optics" the bright halos, arcs and spots are created by sunlight shining thru ice crystals in the upper atmosphere.