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Tyler is very excited to join the 5NEWS family and experience the culture and natural beauty of Arkansas.

In 2010, Tyler worked in Georgia where he became the weekend Meteorologist and weekday reporter at WGXA in Macon. Along with plenty of severe weather experience, Tyler sharpened his skills as a reporter winning an award from the Society of Professional Journalists in Breaking News for his collaboration on a homicide case involving a law student.

When Tyler isn't watching the skies he is usually adventuring outdoors, in the gym, cooking, or enjoying a movie or video game.

Tyler attended Lynon State college in Vermont where he earned a degree in Atmospheric Science and Television News.

Find him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @5NEWSTyler


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    Adventure Arkansas: End of Summer Daze Festival

    Adventure Arkansas is teaming up with Fayettechill to preview the End of Summer Daze Festival taking place this weekend at Hazel Valley Ranch in Fayetteville. The weekend long festival is a celebration of the Ozark lifestyle and will include outdoor recreation, holistic living, music, entertainment, artistic stimulation, and camping on the ranch. The festival exposes people to an array of activities available in Northwest Arkansas in a ‘chill’ manner. (Music: Goose – Down the River) For information on the festival and how to […]

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    Adventure Arkansas: Little Missouri Falls

    This week Tyler is heading into the heart of the Ouachita Mountains to escape the summer heat at the popular swimming hole Little Missouri Falls.

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    Adventure Arkansas: Cedar Falls

    With a healthy supply of rain this June, waterfalls are currently at their prime. This week Tyler heads to Petit Jean state park to get an up close view of Cedar Falls. There’s a scenic 2 mile round trip hike to the falls which follows along a cascade of smaller falls and Cedar creek. You can also view the falls from above via a handicap accessible boardwalk. For more information on Cedar Falls, click here. This segment is sponsored by Adventure Subaru of […]

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    Adventure Arkansas: Kings River Falls

    This week Tyler is escaping the summer heat and heading to a spectacular waterfall and swimming hole combo at Kings River Falls. It’s a short scenic hike to this spot tucked away in the Ozark Mountains with some scenic detours along the way. You can find more information on Kings River Falls here. This segment is sponsored by Adventure Subaru of Fayetteville.

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    Adventure Arkansas: Hawksbill Crag

    Join Tyler this week as he heads to one of the most photographed and iconic natural spots in Arkansas. Hawksbill Crag (also known as Whitaker Point) is a natural rock feature that extends over the valley below providing a great view of the surrounding Ozark Mountains. This hike also includes a stop at a two tiered waterfall along the way! For more information on Hawksbill Crag, click here. This “Adventure Arkansas” segment is brought to you by Fayetteville’s Adventure Subaru.  

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    LIVE UPDATES: Widespread Severe Weather Expected Today

    Widespread severe weather will impact the region on Sunday with multiple rounds of storms. This blog will provide updates from the 5NEWS weather and news team as this event unfolds.

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    LIVE BLOG: SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE THURSDAY

    This LIVE BLOG will provide updates from the 5NEWS weather and news team.

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    LIVE UPDATE: Severe Weather Possible Tonight

    This blog will provide updates from the 5NEWS Weather Team regarding the potential for severe weather Thursday afternoon and into the overnight.

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    Winter Weather Is On Its Way!

    A strong cold front will move in from the north Saturday night that will bring accumulating snow and a big drop in temperatures. Rain will develop into the evening and overnight ahead of the front then start to transition to sleet and snow. Transition should begin around 10PM and midnight first for NWA followed by the River Valley and Ouachitas. All areas should be transitioned to snow by about 5AM. Snow will continue into Sunday morning with a dusting to […]

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    Adventure Arkansas: Fort Smith Helicopter Tour Offers St. Nick View of Christmas Lights

    A Fort Smith business is offering a special chance to see Christmas from the same view Ol’ Saint Nick has as he makes his holiday deliveries. Fort Smith Helicopter will be taking groups on helicopter tours of Christmas lights through Monday, December 16. The tour costs $50 for adults, and $40 for kids age six and under.  Kids age two and under can go on the tour free.  Rides begin after sunset and last until 10 p.m. and take off […]

  • Adventure Arkansas: Deer Hunting

    On this week’s Adventure Arkansas, Tyler tries his hand at deer hunting. Come along as he searches the fields and forests of Prarie Grove, and posts up in a deer stand in hopes of getting the shot. Special thanks to Nathan Ogden (president of Pick-It Construction of Fayetteville and creator of The Huntin’ Show) for his guidance and shared knowledge and passion for hunting. To learn more about hunting in Arkansas, click here. This “Adventure Arkansas” segment is brought to you […]

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    Fort Smith Home Badly Damaged in Sunday Fire

    The Fort Smith Fire Department responded to the scene to extinguish the blaze that appears to have started on the northeast side of the home.

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