Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur

Stephen moved around a lot growing up, but considers Williamsburg, Ohio to be his hometown, it's a town of under two thousand people. Growing up Stephen was drawn to weather, especially summertime thunderstorms. Then in 1999 the Blue Ash Tornado struck a few miles from his home, and after that he was hooked.

Stephen was a storm spotter for the National Weather Service from elementary school until high school. In high school, Stephen was in National Honor Society, played football and baseball, and ran track. He graduated third in class and attended the University of Oklahoma before transferring to Lyndon State College in Vermont. At Lyndon State, Stephen studied both Atmospheric Science and Journalism.

He was also a Tour Guide and Resident Assistant, as well as the Public Relations Officer for the Lyndon State American Meteorological Society Chapter. Stephen was also made regular appearances on Lyndon State's nightly newscast, News 7, which served northeastern Vermont. While in college Stephen interned at WMUR in Manchester, NH and Fox44/ABC22 in Burlington, VT.

After college Stephen accepted a job as a Meteorologist and Reporter at KTAB in Abilene, TX. Stephen spent a year and a half in Abilene gaining valuable on-air weather experience in Tornado Ally. Stephen had two very memorable TV moments while he was with KTAB. The first, was his live on-air coverage of the deadly Cisco Tornado, and the second, was reporting from the aftermath of a flash flood that devastated Breckenridge, Texas. On both those days Stephen got to combine his passion for weather and his love for helping others.

In June 2016 Stephen left KTAB and joined the team at KVIA as a Meteorologist and Reporter. You can watch him every weekend on Good Morning El Paso Weekend for 6-7 & 8-9am. When Stephen's not at work, he's exploring Texas' and New Mexico's many hiking trails or enjoying a Chihuahuas game.

Stephen's excited to call the Borderland his new home.

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