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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    St. Louis storm brings hail and damaging winds

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A couple of rounds of showers and thunderstorms will hit St. Louis Tuesday afternoon and evening. Many of these storms will be severe.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the bi-state until 7:00 P.M. Storms are likely to develop Tuesday evening as the air becomes very unstable, especially along and south of I-70.  The fairly high instability will lead to some pretty hefty thunderstorms developing in clumps, also along an advancing cold front. The main threats will […]

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    Workout tips from C3 Fitness

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-  It’s Tuesday and Cason of C3 Fitness joined us on KPLR 11 with some workout tips for a healthier you. For more information visit: 

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    Strong winter storm forecast for Tuesday night into Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The strongest winter storm of the season to affect the FOX 2 viewing area is taking shape for late Tuesday night into Wednesday. This system will bring the potential for heavy rain, heavy snow, and strong potentially damaging wind gusts during the day Wednesday. Confidence in a major storm system affecting our region is high. However, confidence in the finer details of how much snow and where remains low to moderate at this time. So, expect […]

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    Accumulating snow for St. Louis overnight Tuesday into Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Snow is on the way. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire FOX 2 News viewing area through 6am Wednesday. Cloudy and cold Tuesday, with a narrow band of snow developing between noon and 2pm to the west of St. Louis. That snow is pushing into drier air, but may put down a quick 1/2″ of snow before the evening commute. The heaviest snow begins to move in from the west after 4pm and will spread eastward across […]

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    C3 Fitness- Heart Rate Workout

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- It’s Tuesday and Cason from C3 Fitness has some workout tips for a healthier you. Today he showed John Fuller the Heart Rate Workout.    

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    El Niño to bring heavy rainfall this winter

    ATLANTA, GA (KTVI)- The National Weather Service forecast that El Niño would bring heavy rainfall this winter, especially to the southern tier of the United States. The intensity of rainfall in the coming months could lead to devastating floods, of course here in the St. Louis area. We’ve already seen our share of rain. Jim Cantore, Meteorologist with The Weather Channel joined us via satellite to explain. For additional information visit

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    C3 Fitness: Healthy holiday dos and don’ts

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Christmas time is here! Cason of C3 Fitness says that the keys to maintaining your fitness this time of year are moderation and not skipping your workout. Also, if you are thinking of getting fit for the new year then consider a personal trainer. Cason says to find one with proper certification, who demonstrates a healthy lifestyle, and who won’t overcharge you. Cason visits KPLR at Noon wekkly to talk health, fitness, and exercise with meteorologist John Fuller.

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    Heavy rain expected through Wednesday; flash flooding possible

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A soaking rain Monday was the first of several rounds of rain and thunderstorms that will hit the St. Louis region through Wednesday. A second round of heavy rain and perhaps some thunderstorms will move in overnight. Rain will be quite heavy at times and will pose the first real concern for flash flooding of this multi-wave event. Thunderstorms with heavy rain will continue Tuesday morning for a while before moving off to the northeast. There should be […]

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    Strong storm system sweeping through the area

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A strong storm system is pushing across the region.  There should not be a huge outbreak of severe thunderstorms.  However, because the storms are moving at 50-60mph, and there is some shear, a few locations may experience some wind damage and a lesser chance of a tornado. Timing of the t-storms is 5-8pm for metro St. Louis, while the best chance to a tornado is north of Bowling Green, MO.  The threat of severe weather […]

  • RFT Weekend Events: August 29-30, 2015

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s Friday and Lucas Pate from The Riverfront Times has some of the big events happening around town this weekend Saturday afternoon in Downtown Clayton, Craft beer enthusiasts, can come join us for Craft on Tap from 1-5 pm. This craft beer sampling event celebrates beer brewed by local brewers. Cool off at this event with some cold brews & chill to some great music by Letter to Memphis. Tickets are $45 day of event and includes a […]

  • Conservation Connection: Help MDC improve conservation areas

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s time for management plans for the Missouri Department of Conservation to be updated and MDC wants your help. Management plans address strategies for natural resource management and public use on conservation areas. Management plans for the Columbia Bottom Conservation in north St. Louis County, Little Lost Creek Conservation in Warren County and Little Indian Creek Conservation are all up for review. To add your input you can visit their website:

  • The Humane Society needs your help

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The Humane Society is at CAT-pacity! There are many cats and kittens that are looking to be adopted at all three area shelters. For a limited time you can adopt a cat for $10 and a kitten for $50, rabies tag included. To prevent overpopulation the Humane Society wants to remind you of the importance of having all furry friends neutered or spayed. To find a shelter near you, you can visit their website:


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