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.
Expect to feel some of that famous Houston humidity the next few days as southerly winds blow in more moisture, clouds and even a few showers.
The weather outlook this winter, however, is full of hot air after a warm and dry October
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.