Colette, a Chicago area native, joined the Murray and Trettel Weather Command team in May 2020. She has been fascinated by the weather, especially severe weather, from a very young age. She received her bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and Mathematics from Valparaiso University in 2014. Colette is an active member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. When she is not forecasting, Colette enjoys traveling, painting, and attempting nearly any DIY crafting trend.