Tyler Southard

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

Recent Articles

  • Weather Blog: How Tornado Damage is Determined

    Posted on: 9:36 pm, February 25, 2013, by , updated on: 10:49pm, February 25, 2013

    Tornadoes come in all shapes and sizes and leave a wide range of damage in their path. It is important...
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  • Road Conditions Improve in River Valley

    Posted on: 12:19 pm, February 21, 2013, by

    Road conditions are improving in the River Valley after Arkansas State Police worked dozens of wrecks. Lt. Bryan Davis with...
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  • Severe Weather Awareness Week: Surviving a Tornado

    Posted on: 10:30 pm, February 19, 2013, by , updated on: 07:42am, February 20, 2013

    Northwest Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma lay in the heart of tornado alley. About 1150 tornadoes form across the United States...
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  • Staying Safe From the 2nd Greatest Weather Killer

    Posted on: 9:38 pm, February 18, 2013, by , updated on: 10:10am, February 19, 2013

    February 18-22 marks Severe Weather Awareness Week in Arkansas. This campaign is designed to encourage residents of the state to...
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  • Weather Blog: Tuesday’s Winter Weather Threat

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, February 11, 2013, by , updated on: 09:21pm, February 11, 2013

    Things have been busy here in the 5NEWS Weather Center tracking our next weather maker which has the potential to...
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  • WEATHER BLOG: Jan. 21 Marks State’s Largest Tornado Outbreak

    Posted on: 6:09 pm, January 21, 2013, by , updated on: 06:34pm, January 21, 2013

    The largest tornado outbreak in Arkansas history occurred on Jan. 21, 1999. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., issued...
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