Emily Wahls

Emily Wahls

Chief Meteorologist

Emily Wahls is the Chief Meteorologist at FOX 32 Chicago. She joined the WFLD team in September 2021.

Before coming to Chicago, Emily worked as the chief meteorologist for WILX in Lansing, Michigan. Prior to that, she spent seven years at WLNS, also in Lansing. During her time in Michigan, Emily covered everything from snowstorms and ice storms, to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes.

She attended Central Michigan University and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology. In 2023, Emily earned the designation of Certified Broadcast Meteorologist from the American Meteorological Society.

Outside of work, she spends her time with her husband Donnie and daughter Maeve. Together they enjoy cycling, exploring all Chicago has to offer, and being outdoors.

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