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Haley Clawson


Haley Clawson is the Chief Meteorologist for KESQ News Channel 3, The Desert’s News & Weather Leader. Catch her forecasts each weekday evening at 5, 6, 10 & 11:00 PM.

Haley earned her Bachelor of Science in Geoscience with a concentration in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. She's always cheering for her Bulldogs!

Haley got first hand experience in the industry while interning at WFOR in Miami, FL and also at WFTX in Ft. Myers, FL. 

Prior to arriving in the Coachella Valley, Haley was the morning meteorologist at KTAB in Abilene, TX. Her first position in Texas was as a weekend meteorologist and multimedia journalist at KRBC.

West Central Texas gave Haley the opportunity to experience and forecast the different dynamics of storms that impacted the region. 

She continues to further her education by attending the annual National Weather Association conference as an active member.

Originally from South Florida, Haley loves spending time outdoors whether it be hiking, fishing, or scuba diving. Since moving to California, she has become involved with a local triathlon club and participates in annual races.

She is always searching for more dog-friendly locations to bring her rescue, Tex, a pitbull mix. 

Consistently active on social media, you can follow her adventures and forecast on FacebookTwitter, andInstagram!

Haley Clawson

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