Alida Donnelly

Alida Donnelly comes to the FOX 55 Severe Weather Center Team from Illinois where she grew up in a suburb of Chicago.

Title: Meteorologist
adonnelly@wfft.com

Alida Donnelly comes to the FOX 55 Severe Weather Center Team from Illinois where she grew up in a suburb of Chicago.

Alida has always had a passion for weather, which she developed after watching a severe thunderstorm roll through her town and witnessed damage from lightning firsthand.
She lived in an area like Fort Wayne with all four seasons which helped her expand her knowledge for various systems.

Alida attended Purdue University where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Atmospheric Science.

While at Purdue, Alida worked for Purdue University Fast Track, a program that airs throughout the Lafayette community, where she forecasted the weather and reported.
She interned at WLFI in Lafayette and then at WTMJ in Milwaukee.

Before moving to Fort Wayne, Alida spent two years forecasting weather and reporting at WVNS in West Virginia, experiencing all the wild and wonderful things that the mountain state has to offer.

When she isn't working, Alida loves to spend time with her family and friends. She loves to cheer on her favorite sports teams, the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Blackhawks.

Alida is very excited to continue her career at FOX 55 News and enjoy everything that Fort Wayne has to offer.

If you have any weather photos, don't hesitate to email her at adonnelly@wfft.com.

Recent Posts by Alida Donnelly

Hot & sunny Monday

The summer heat and humidity will be sticking around across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio to start the work week. Make sure to stay hydrated, regardless of if you're going to be outside or not.

Hot Sunday

The summer heat and humidity only get worse as we head into the second half of the weekend. The early morning storms will be out of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio by sunrise.

Strong storms late Saturday

Throughout the daytime hours, we'll stay mostly dry across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Strong storms are possible late Saturday.

Scattered showers and storms Friday

Scattered showers and storms return to the region on Friday. High temperatures will be about average for this time of year.

Slightly Warmer Thursday, Air Quality Alert in effect for NE Indiana

An Air Quality Alert will be in effect for all of northeast Indiana on Thursday. We'll start our warming trend, as high temperatures return to the low 80s.

Cooler than average Wednesday

Cooler than average high temperatures return to northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio on Wednesday. A weak cold front will move through the area early Wednesday.

Weather Wonders: Why do we sweat?

Have you ever wondered why we sweat? In this week's Weather Wonders we're going to answer that.

Sunny Tuesday

The high pressure system continues to dominate on Tuesday. We'll see the clear, sunny skies, but the haze will be across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.

Mostly sunny, comfortable Monday

A high pressure system continues to build into northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio Monday. High temperatures are going to be around average for this time of year.

Mostly sunny and comfortable Sunday

A high pressure system starts to move into northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio Sunday. It will be a great day to go to the pool or to head to the golf course to get in a round.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 766351

Reported Deaths: 13965
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1052671804
Lake568691028
Allen42858698
St. Joseph37286568
Hamilton37260426
Elkhart29729470
Tippecanoe23441230
Vanderburgh23153404
Porter19568327
Johnson18807391
Hendricks18059321
Madison13518345
Clark13502198
Vigo12817255
LaPorte12558224
Monroe12529178
Delaware11124198
Howard10654237
Kosciusko9751123
Hancock8734149
Bartholomew8256157
Warrick8053157
Floyd8005181
Grant7349181
Wayne7234201
Boone7173105
Morgan6904142
Marshall6329116
Dubois6270118
Cass6085111
Dearborn600078
Noble597890
Henry5944111
Jackson515677
Shelby509897
Lawrence4914127
Gibson461596
Montgomery457592
Clinton454555
DeKalb453685
Harrison452476
Whitley415345
Huntington414081
Steuben410260
Miami405073
Jasper400455
Knox388091
Putnam384662
Wabash368783
Adams352256
Ripley351071
Jefferson341586
White339354
Daviess3089100
Wells302781
Greene292985
Decatur291693
Fayette285864
Posey280935
Scott278758
LaGrange277172
Clay273148
Washington253537
Randolph247583
Jennings238649
Spencer237931
Fountain234850
Starke229959
Owen222259
Sullivan219543
Fulton207845
Jay202832
Carroll197122
Orange190956
Perry189739
Vermillion180044
Rush177327
Tipton172347
Franklin171935
Parke154816
Pike141434
Blackford137832
Pulaski123648
Newton123036
Benton109615
Brown105943
Crawford105516
Martin92515
Warren87715
Switzerland8328
Union73510
Ohio58311
Unassigned0428

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1122647

Reported Deaths: 20467
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1302911493
Cuyahoga1171502259
Hamilton823481259
Montgomery534491059
Summit488581014
Lucas43734832
Butler39936614
Stark33800937
Lorain25996509
Warren24896312
Mahoning22685612
Lake21457396
Clermont20368260
Delaware19120138
Licking16842227
Trumbull16786491
Fairfield16762207
Medina15832276
Greene15499254
Clark14339308
Portage13417218
Wood13338201
Allen12043245
Richland11726213
Miami10998228
Wayne9251227
Columbiana9196236
Muskingum9119137
Pickaway8738123
Tuscarawas8714254
Marion8703140
Erie8126166
Ashtabula7272179
Hancock7044134
Ross7012165
Geauga6948153
Scioto6679108
Belmont6210179
Lawrence5917104
Union590449
Jefferson5723162
Huron5630122
Sandusky5482130
Darke5436130
Seneca5376128
Washington5362111
Athens526560
Auglaize507087
Mercer490685
Shelby481297
Knox4609112
Madison447266
Ashland443198
Defiance438499
Fulton435775
Putnam4351104
Crawford4110111
Brown409662
Preble3946107
Logan391679
Clinton389266
Ottawa375581
Highland365068
Williams356478
Champaign348360
Guernsey330254
Jackson321254
Perry298350
Morrow294643
Fayette288250
Hardin279165
Henry276967
Coshocton272561
Holmes2725102
Van Wert251665
Adams249258
Gallia249250
Pike244637
Wyandot235257
Hocking222663
Carroll201249
Paulding179442
Meigs151040
Noble137739
Monroe137545
Harrison115238
Morgan111524
Vinton87217
Unassigned03
Fort Wayne
Clear
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Hi: 88° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 71°
Angola
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 85° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 70°
Huntington
Partly Cloudy
70° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 70°
Decatur
Clear
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Hi: 86° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 71°
Van Wert
Clear
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Hi: 88° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 72°
It's a steamy Wednesday with scattered showers and thunderstorms arriving Wednesday night.
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