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.
The lack of rain across Texas is allowing drought conditions to develop in some spots, Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller explains.
The sky over southeast Texas has been slightly hazy the last few days. That's dust from the Sahara Desert!
Every year almost three dozen kids in the U.S. are killed after being left inside an enclosed car. And unfortunately, Texas ranks #1 with a 100 vehicular heatstroke deaths since 1998.
The National Hurricane Center says there's a slight chance this cluster of storms north of Puerto Rico could develop into a tropical or subtropical cyclone the next few days.
The next round of rain and thunderstorms will move into Houston late Friday and Saturday.