DANA BARKER

MARCH THIRD REMEMBERED

Tyler Redmond speaks with Meteorologists Miller Robson and Dana Barker about the March 3rd tornadoes that hit many of the surrounding communities, as well as the rebuild efforts.

Wet Weekend Ahead

After a Friday where we saw some showers and stronger thunderstorms in the afternoon, skies will be partly to mostly cloudy this evening. The humidity won't go anywhere, however, with muggy conditions and…

Rain Chances, Temperatures Up

After a cool and mostly sunny start, clouds will increase today ahead of a storm system moving through the lower Mississippi Valley. Scattered showers may arrive in parts of our area as soon…

Warmup for Wednesday, Storms to End Week

After a chilly start this morning with temperatures in the 30s and 40s, the April sun will go to work and warm things up quickly. Temperatures should be approaching the 70 degree mark…

The Rockin' Weather School Strikes Again!

WLTZ FIRST WEATHER Meteorologists Miller Robson and Dana Barker took the Rockin’ Weather School to Career Day at Phenix City Intermediate School this morning. Miller and Dana talked to the 7th grade classes…

One Last Sunny Day Today

The day after Christmas will feature mostly sunny skies for one more day before the weather goes downhill to end 2018. Highs will be in the 60s for most of the area today…

Wet Start, Dry End to Week

After a foggy start to Monday, low clouds and fog will give way to a partly sunny late morning. Shortly after the lunch hour, though, numerous showers and thunderstorms should develop in the…

Alberto to Wash Out Memorial Day

  Subtropical Storm Alberto was nearing the Florida Panhandle coast Sunday evening, with landfall projected in the Fort Walton Beach-Destin area early tomorrow afternoon. While strong winds and a minor storm surge will affect the area…

Dana Barker

Dana Barker serves as the digital meteorologist for WLTZ First News. He holds a Master of Science in Applied Meteorology from Mississippi State University and is the only on-air meteorologist in the Columbus market with a graduate degree in…