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John Fuller came to St. Louis in June of 1983, recently celebrating 30 years of weather coverage in St. Louis. Despite his longevity, John Says, "just when I think I have St. Louis area weather figured out, a new wrinkle develops, like the 2012 drought or Spring 2013 tornadoes. With the weather constantly changing, we must adapt and adjust as meteorologists."

Fuller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University in May of 1975. Fuller's first job in his field was with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Air Quality Division as an Air Pollution Meteorologist. He then joined WJIM TV 6 in Lansing as their weekend weathercaster.

From Lansing, John joined KSDK-TV in St. Louis where he was honored with the American Meteorological Society's Seal of Approval. He also received the local Emmy Award for Best Weathercaster during his stay at KSDK.

A local favorite, John joined News 11 in October, 2008 as Chief Meteorologist and has taught Meteorology at University College (Washington University night school) and currently at St. Louis Community College in Wildwood..

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    Conservation Connection: Prairie Day celebration Saturday

    (KPLR)- Come celebrate the importance of prairies as the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Shaw Nature Reserve host Prairie Day. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20th, from 9am to 4pm. It’s hosted every other year. Greg Caldwell tells us how important prairies are to our history. There was once a significant part of Missouri that was Prairie, including various parts of St. Louis. Bison hunters hunted the plains for bison hides from the end of the […]

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    Cason: Super-set Workout Part 1

    (KPLR)- It’s Tuesday and that means Cason from C3 Fitness gave workout tips for a healthier you. He stopped by to show John Fuller the Super-set Workout Part 1. This workout consists of:15 push ups, 15 crunches,15 push ups,15 jump squats,15 push ups,15 lunges per leg &15 shoulder presses. For additional information on Cason or more healthy tips visit: c3fitness.net

  • Severe storms to drop torrents of rain on St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A powerful cold front is moving across the area this evening. Showers & t-storms are along and ahead of the front with a Severe thunder-storm watch in effect until 8pm for the metro area and sections south & east. Severe weather will be limited, but gusty winds, heavy downpours and dangerous lightning will be common in the area of the front through early evening. Winds will swirl around to the northwest by 9pm pushing in […]

  • Riverfront Times weekend events, August 29th- September 1st

    (KPLR)- It’s Friday and Emily Tintera from the Riverfront Times tells us about all of the big events happening this weekend! Friday, August 29th: Jungle Boogie at the St. Louis Zoo! Family friendly and free, featuring music by Fat Pocket Friday, August 29th- Sunday, August 31st: Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede’s Landing Enjoy live Blues music each night – local and national acts! Friday August 29th- Sunday, August 31st: Fall Art Fair at Queeny Park Visit from over 120 […]

  • Conservation Connection: New Busch Shooting Range open house Thursday

    (KPLR)- Hunters and recreational shooting enthusiasts will soon have something to celebrate.  The Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles is set to undergo a major renovation. An open house will take place on Thursday, August 28th. Bryant Hertel, Shooting Range Supervisor, gives us a preview of what’s to come. The range, originally built in 1975, hasn’t had any major upgrades in nearly 40 years. It currently has the most […]

  • Cason: Summer Body Workout

    (KPLR) – It’s Tuesday and that means Cason from C3 Fitness is here to give workout tips for a healthier you.  He stopped by to show John Fuller the “Sexy Shoulder Workout.” Sexy Shoulder Workout: 4 sets upright rows, 10-20 reps 3 sets crunches, 25 reps 3 sets revers crunches, 25 reps For more information visit: www.c3fitness.net

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    Excessive heat warning now in 6th day

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The Excessive Heat Warning is now in its 6th day for Metro St.Louis. High temperatures soared to 99 on Saturday and 98 on Sunday. Heat indices were close to 110. The work-week has started with the same sizzle, and the Heat Warning is scheduled to expire Tuesday at 8pm. The oppressive conditions should relax slowly by mid to late week due to a front and t-storms in the area. The delay is a result of […]

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    St. Louis area under excessive heat warning

    (KPLR) – Excessive Heat Warnings are now in effect until Sunday 7 pm for Metro St. Louis.  Heat indices of 105 to 110 will be common into the weekend with air temperatures 95 to 100.  The steamy conditions will be especially dangerous for the elderly, young, and those that work outside, and family pets. If traveling by car with children, check the car seat and remove the child or family pet since lethal temperatures will develop in a closed car in minutes […]

  • State Champion Trees in Bellefontaine Cemetery

    (KPLR)-Did you know that there are three state champion trees in the Bellefontaine Cemetery? They are the American Elm, Red Mulberry and the Shingle Oak. Mark Grueber, Community Forester along with Bellefontaine Cemetery Horticulturist tell us more about this exciting news! The two tell us what makes Bellefontaine trees so significant to Missouri and the formula that is used for determining a Champion Tree. For a list of all Missouri State Champion Trees, go to MissouriConservation.org and search keywords ‘champion […]

  • Two cool fronts moving into St. Louis areas

    (KPLR) – The last in a double-play of cool fronts will move across the St. Louis area Monday  afternoon.  A few brief showers, even a thundershower may develop along the front between 4 pm to 6 pm.  Early evening, the front will be to our south, and northwest winds will scour away the high humidity.  Conditions will turn cool overnight with lows 59-64.  A stretch of nice weather will prevail through Thursday with sunshine, low humidity, and mild temperatures highs 80-86 and […]

  • RFT Weekend events: August 8th-10th

    (KPLR) – It’s Friday and Erica Kenney from the Riverfront Times is here to tell us about all the big events this weekend. *Today: “Battle for the Fare” at Old Rock House * Today: “The Bootlegger’s Bash” at Missouri History Museum * Tomorrow: “Soulard Pub Crawl” benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association * Sunday: “Hollywood Bride” event at Hollywood Casino For more information visit:  RiverfrontTimes.com

  • Rain continues through Thursday night

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A stubborn low pressure system continues to swirl across the area.   After depositing 1-2″ of rain (1.42″ at Lambert) across the metro area,  the rain is diminishing fairly quickly across the region and a dry slot has developed.  The dry slot’s arrival will be welcome since the rain will taper to occasional light rain by 4pm for the metro region-in time for the Red Sox vs Cardinal game scheduled for 6:15pm.  However,  showery conditions will persist into the evening across the river in Illinois.  […]


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